MLB Advanced Media
This month’s creation of the Bamtech Europe streaming operation by US technology company Bamtech and Discovery Communications provides immediate benefits for its owners.
Bob Bowman, Major League Baseball’s former president of business and media, has admitted he was “inappropriate” at times after the Wall Street Journal reported that the executive had recently been forced out after years of troubling behaviour.
ESPN’s sport subscription streaming service is now set to launch in 2017 and could include an à la carte model allowing users to buy individual events or sports, according to Bob Iger, chief executive of the US sports broadcaster’s owner, the Walt Disney media company.
Social media platform Twitter has secured live streaming rights to Major League Baseball and National Hockey League games under a deal with MLB Advanced Media, the interactive media and internet arm of the North American baseball league.