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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Sling adds regional Fox Sports networks, including MLB games

Sling adds Fox networks, including regional Fox Sports networks, to their service offerings.  They are part of a new “beta multi-stream” service that appears to be available separately from their base plan for $20 per month.  Probably the cheapest way to (legally) get in-market baseball?

Hat tip to RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) from today’s Omnichatter.


Sunday, April 03, 2016

Free MLB.TV for T-Mobile customers

T-Mobile customers can sign up this week, April 3-10, for a free season-long subscription to MLB.TV Premium.

spycake Posted: April 03, 2016 at 03:03 PM | 13 comment(s)
  Beats: mlb.tv, streaming

Friday, February 19, 2016

Bob Bowman Thinks MLBAM Could Lead A Global Sports Network Online - SportTechie

“Eventually we’ll get there when we have the hardware to be able to distribute 10 million concurrent streams in high quality fractured all over these devices,” said Bowman. “But you can’t sustain it [right now].” According to Bowman, MLBAM has peaked at two million concurrent streams.

Jim Furtado Posted: February 19, 2016 at 08:07 AM | 21 comment(s)
  Beats: internet, streaming, television

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

MLB settles lawsuit, enables fans to stream games of just one team

MLB.TV streaming package for $84.99 per year, for the next five years.

Additionally, the full league-wide package will be offered for $109.99, a 15% reduction from the $129.99 cost in 2015. That package enables fans to view any game on any mobile device.
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MLB has also agreed to lift streaming blackouts of in-market games by the start of the 2017 season, albeit with a couple caveats.

It only applies to networks owned by DirecTV (Root Sports), Comcast (CSN) and 21st Century Fox (Fox Sports regionals), a total of 25 regional sports networks that broadcast MLB games. That leaves out MASN ( Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals), YES (New York Yankees), SNY (Mets) and Time Warner Cable SportsNet LA (Los Angeles Dodgers), among others.

Users of MLB. TV must subscribe to their regional sports networks to watch in-market feeds. If every club doesn’t have in-market streaming for all clubs by the 2017 season, MLB would be prohibited from raising MLB.TV rates.

Jim Furtado Posted: January 19, 2016 at 05:50 PM | 16 comment(s)
  Beats: mlb.tv, streaming, television

Friday, January 08, 2016

Crooked Scoreboard: Humor and Culture In Sports | Don’t Root For The Home Team: How Major League Baseball Pushes Away Local Fans

Yes, the 15 MLB teams with Fox TV deals were reportedly in talks to lift blackout restrictions for the upcoming season, so the Padres may soon be back on my list of viewing options. But even if reports are true, a mere half of the league is not good enough. If the powers-that-be want fans to support local teams, they must make it easier to do so. Otherwise, said fans and local teams don’t win, and that’s a shame.

Jim Furtado Posted: January 08, 2016 at 12:42 PM | 36 comment(s)
  Beats: streaming, television

 

 

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