​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

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, 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

Amazon Wins Streaming Rights For 10 "Thursday Night Football" Games, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)'s streaming video service will now include live football games. The National Football League and Amazon reached an agreement whereby Amazon will livestream 10 "Thursday Night Football" games. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 5th, 2017

Amazon wins streaming rights to 10 NFL games

Agreement is ecommerce group’s most ambitious sports deal to date.....»»

Category: topSource: ftApr 5th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Amazon, NFL sign $50 million streaming deal for Thursday games

Amazon is ready for some football......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 4th, 2017

Facebook Kicks Up Live Video Business With Major League Soccer Deal

The latest in a series of deals aimed at locking up streaming sports rights. Facebook h.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 10th, 2017

Go To College, Play Video Games. E-Sports Make A Play For The Big Ten

There's no prize money involved, although League of Legends maker Riot Games offers scholarships for the e-sports teams at Ohio State and compet.....»»

Category: topSource: nprFeb 23rd, 2017

Facebook will live-stream Mexican soccer in deal with Univision

(Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. is adding live games from Mexico’s top soccer league to its growing streaming sports portfolio......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 13th, 2017

Theresa May asks Turkey to respect human rights as she signs £100 million fighter jet deal

REUTERS/Umit BektasBritish Prime Minister Theresa May has made her first state vis.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 28th, 2017

Hulu signs deal with Disney for movie streaming rights

The streaming video-on-demand service will get more than 50 titles added to its offerings......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 27th, 2016

MLB Unit to Partner With "League of Legends" to Stream Videogaming

Major League Baseball’s streaming-technology unit is looking to break into the hot arena of competitive videogaming by partnering with the creator of one of the world’s most popular computer games......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 16th, 2016

What Happens When Millions of People Play the Same Video Game at the Same Time

Watch Riot Games host the world championship semi-finals of League of Legends in New York last October......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 29th, 2016