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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

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

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

Neymar signs 5-year deal with PSG in world-record transfer

The Spanish league says that representatives of Neymar have tried unsuccessfully to pay the 222 million euro ($262 million) buyout clause that would release the Brazilian star from his contract with Barcelona and clear his signing for Paris Saint-Germain......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 3rd, 2017

NBC"s new sports streaming service makes fans pay more for games they were already getting

Dan Mullan/GettyNBC is shaking up how it delivers Premier League matches, and it's not all for the better. The Comcast-owned network, which owns the exclusive rights to the E.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 28th, 2017

Pluto TV signs streaming rights deal with Gravitas

Free, ad-based video-streaming service Pluto TV has signed a deal for the streaming rights to Gravitas Ventures’ entire catalog of more than 2,000 movies. Pluto TV has rights to the indie film company’s catalog that comprises a total of 5,000 hou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2017

Facebook Snags MLB, ESL Streaming Deal

As part of its effort to grow its live streaming video platform, Facebook has landed a deal with Major League Baseball and the Esports League to stream games and tournamentsRelated Stocks: FB, ESL,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusMay 21st, 2017

Facebook and MLB Collaborate to Stream Friday Night Games

Per reports, Facebook (FB) has won rights to live stream 20 Major League Baseball Friday night games. The terms of the deal weren't disclosed. Per reports, Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksMay 19th, 2017

Major League Baseball and Facebook Announce Friday Streaming Deal

The social media network will show 20 games this season......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 19th, 2017

Twitter Strikes Deal with NFL for Live Show & Other Content

Despite failing to win NFL games streaming rights this year, Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) will offer its users streaming of official NFL video and other exclusive content from the gam.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksMay 12th, 2017