Tag: NBC

Local Streaming Apps Are Here

It’s been a big week for local broadcast networks and OTT. Sinclair launched STIRR, their new app that combines their local broadcast channels with some really forgettable VOD content. The New York Times ran a big story on Locast, aka... Read More

Nonprofit Launches Free NYC streaming TV service – is it legal?

An advocacy group launched a service Thursday that provides live streams of local television channels free in New York City.  Locast.org, operated by the Ronkonkoma, L.I.–based Sports Fans Coalition NY, will let anyone in the New York market stream... Read More

The 2017-18 NFL season – cord cutter’s guide

The 2017-18 NFL season kicks off this week. The New England Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night with a full slate of games to follow on Sunday. Not one but two games will be played on Monday Night Football to conclude week 1. NFL... Read More

Verizon Will Exclusively Stream NFL London Game

Verizon will join Amazon as an official NFL streaming partner in 2017. The Wall Street Journal’s Joe Flint reports that Verizon has purchased the rights to exclusively stream the Baltimore Ravens-Jacksonville Jaguars game live on September 24 for a... Read More

NFL Is Going #OTT to Stream Games — Who’s the Digital Bully?

Long thought to be one of the linchpins of the cable bundle, the National Football League has acknowledged that it needs to appeal to a wider audience of consumers by going over-the-top (OTT) and bringing in consumers who want to watch the games... Read More

Hello #CordCutters – the @NFL live-streams UK game on @Yahoo!

In a few hours, the NFL will be playing its second game of the year in London. Rex Ryan and his Buffalo Bills are set to take on the youthful Jacksonville Jaguars in a game that is meaningful for more reasons than just whatever happens on the field... Read More

NBC Sports Network gets prepared to battle ESPN.

Earlier this year, Comcast’s acquisition of NBC Universal created a regional sports network and digital platform.  NBC began to lay the foundation to rival the “powerhouse” ESPN and challenge its dominance in the sports media world.  The... Read More

The economics and technology that surrounds the New York City Marathon

The ING New York City Marathon is scheduled is for Sunday, Nov6th.  When it comes to City Revenue – Sporting Events – not much comes close to the NYC marathon.  (it’s been mentioned that its equivalent to the revenue generated... Read More