Dinara Toktosunova, CEO of Ruptly, said: “These nominations are recognition of our innovative approach to providing the direct access to live moments that is so essential for broadcasters and publishers alike. We will continue covering the biggest sporting, cultural and news events with our highly-mobile broadcast fleet."

Ruptly Live is a live distribution platform designed for broadcasters and publishers, as well as individual bloggers, to broadcast groundbreaking moments as they are taking place. Users of Ruptly Live are able to stream up to 9 simultaneous live events from Ruptly’s platform in just three clicks, including events in 360 degrees. Other finalists for Best Use of Live were Hearst UK & The Laughing Cow (Good Housekeeping), Singuar.Live (The Kick Off), TheNewsMarket (PwC’s 21st Annual Global CEO Survey).

The Ruptly Live platform was used in the distribution of its World Cup coverage in 2018. Ruptly is nominated for Video Team of the Year for its coverage, which also included a multi-camera, live transmission of a FIFA Legends game in Kaliningrad, using its newest outside broadcasting van. The van is equipped with Riedel’s Mediornet video router, Bolero wireless intercom and Arri’s Amira cameras to provide the highest quality live stream. Other finalists in this category include Jungle Creations, Boiler Room, COPA90 and Axel Springer Akademie - mission: truth.

Winners will be announced at the Digiday Media Awards Europe Gala on 9 May 2019 in London.