High definition live sports data
Opta is the world's leading sports data company and is owned by digital sports media group PERFORM. We collect, package, analyse and distribute more live data, in more detail, than anyone else.
The level of detail we collect brings an added dimension to the world of sport. It allows for more innovative broadcast coverage, more engaging online and print reporting and more intelligent professional analysis.
More live data than anyone else
This high definition data is collected and analysed live by Opta. It is databased and supplied within seconds of the action happening on the pitch. This means it can be used to create an ongoing narrative as the drama unfolds.
As the live data goes into our databases, it adds to the most comprehensive archive of sports data on the planet.
Our skilled editorial teams across the world use this archive to create a level of content that is unmatched in its authenticity and credibility. The biggest and best brands in the world of sport rely on it to power their coverage across a range of platforms.
300 customers, 40 countries, one global standard
Opta is built on a consistent and reliable approach across our global data collection operation. All of our data is collected to the same standard, using the same software and to the same definitions.
Our customers, and sports fans across the world can be confident in Opta data. Players and teams are compared using the same global standard, and it is this passion for consistency that has ensured that Opta has become the byword for credibility in the world of sports data.
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