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​BAMTech signs $300 million deal for streaming, tech rights to Riot Games" League of Legends

MLBAM’s BAMTech subsidiary has signed a deal worth at least $300 million with Riot Games for streaming, sales and tech development rights to League of Legends, a groundbreaking arrangement that will remake the economics of one of the world’s most popu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2016

Disney and MLB purchase streaming rights for "League of Legends"

The rising popularity (and profitability) of esports is getting hard to ignore, so now more major companies are going in big. League of Legends developer Riot Games has sold its streaming rights to BAMTech, a digital media company created by Major League .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 16th, 2016

CBS signs deal to carry NFL games on web-streaming service

CBS Corp. said it obtained rights to carry National Football League games on its CBS All Access streaming service, allowing the most-watched U.S. TV network to offer its most popular programming... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 1st, 2016

Riot Games, BAM Tech near groundbreaking deal to stream League Of Legends

MLBAM's BAM Tech subsidiary is nearing a deal with Riot Games to stream League of Legends competitions and support Riot’s product development, according to sources, a groundbreaking partnership that gives BAM Tech an entry into competitive video gaming .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2016

With over 100 million monthly players, this is officially the biggest game in the world

Ben Gilbert / Tech Insider"League of Legends" is officially the biggest game in the world, boasting a staggering 100 million monthly active users, according to an interview with the game's creators on Polygon. Made by Riot Games, "League of Legends" is cl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 13th, 2016

NFL signs $500 million deal with Verizon to stream games

There has been a lot of concern surrounding the NFL this season over decreased television ratings, but the league has reached a massive new broadcasting deal that reminds us TV ratings don’t tell the entire story. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2017

Twitter Signs a Deal to Stream Regular-Season W.N.B.A. Games

The 20-game agreement makes the basketball league the first women’s professional sports group to sign a rights deal with the social media service......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 1st, 2017

Amazon Will Stream N.F.L.’s Thursday Night Games

The internet retailer agreed to pay about $50 million for the streaming rights to 10 games, according to a person briefed on the deal......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 4th, 2017

NFL and Amazon Reach One-Year Streaming Deal For About $50 Million

The National Football League has reached a deal to stream 10 Thursday night games with Amazon.com, the online retailer that is aggressively trying to position itself as premier source of entertainment content.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 4th, 2017

Tech giants scrimmage for Thursday night NFL games

The National Football League has another combine going: the one for streaming rights.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 24th, 2017

Premier League: China ‘Agrees $700 Million Television Rights Deal’

The English Premier League has agreed a major new television rights deal with China, according to reports. Chinese peer-to-peer video streaming service PPTV has agreed a $700 million (£560 million) deal with the EPL, which would be a record for an over.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 18th, 2016

The World’s Most Popular Online Videogame Now Has 100 Million Players

Every month The world’s most popular online videogame has joined the triple-digit club. More than 100 million people now play League of Legends every month, the co-founders of developer Riot Games told reporters this week. That’s as many m.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 14th, 2016

Riot Games Reveals "League of Legends" Has 100 Million Monthly Players

League of Legends has not released an official player count in a long time, but new numbers show that the game is still on top of the world. League of Legends has not released an official player count in a long time, but new numbers show that the ga.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 13th, 2016

Verizon Teams With NBA on "League Pass," Fan Content

Verizon has struck a deal with the NBA that extends its relationship with the league beyond streaming games and into content creation as well as augmented-reality fan experiences......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 17th, 2018

Is Verizon (VZ) Eyeing a Digital Streaming Deal with NFL?

Verizon (VZ) to ink a new deal with the National Football League (NFL) for digital streaming rights. Per a recent Bloomberg report, Ver.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 20th, 2017

Verizon close to announcing digital streaming deal with NFL: Bloomberg

Verizon Communications Inc, no. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is close to a new deal with the National Football League for digital streaming rights, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 17th, 2017

Verizon close to announcing digital streaming deal with NFL: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc, no. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is close to a new deal with the National Football League for digital streaming rights, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 17th, 2017

Overwatch League Signs Multiyear Sponsorship Deals With Hp And Intel

Thanks to Overwatch, which is among the biggest shooter games with 35 million monthly active players, its league is grabbing a.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 2nd, 2017

Verizon expected to lose exclusivity for live NFL games on mobile

The NFL expects to end Verizon’s exclusive rights to live games on mobile, a key NFL source said. The league last week presented to owners on the four-year, $1 billion Verizon deal, which ends after this season. Only customers of Verizon can s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2017

Disney’s Big Bet on Streaming Relies on Little-Known Tech Company

BamTech has had success with its services for Major League Baseball, HBO and others. Disney is hoping the company can do the same for it......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 8th, 2017

Facebook Inc fails to win rights to stream IPL Live

Facebook failed to win the streaming rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL). Facebook offered $600 million for the five-year IPL streaming rights, while Rupert Murdoch’s Star India paid $2.6 billion to acquire the package, whi.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 5th, 2017