Q. I read that Major League Baseball is doing away with blackouts and letting the teams sell their games on streaming instead of just cable. This is great for a cord-cutter like myself. Can you explain how this will work on MLB.TV and the rest? — Sandy, Jacksonville, Florida. Sandy, I’m sorry to inform you
Q. I live in the Slidell, Louisiana area where AT&T Sports Net Southwest airs games from the Houston Rockets and Houston Astros. I don’t want to get DIRECTV or U-verse (or Spectrum) so my question is: Do any of the live streaming services carry AT&T SportsNet Southwest? — Keith, Slidell, Louisiana. Keith, as you may
Root Sports is now offering in-market streaming of the Colorado Rockies, Seattle Mariners, Pittsburgh Pirates and Houston Astros. Click Amazon: Roku Premiere Streaming Player: $69. There are three catches, however. One, the live stream will only be available in-market, meaning you can only watch the teams in your area, not a team outside of your market.
The launch of in-market streaming for five MLB teams has been delayed for technical reasons, reports Sports Business Journal. Click Amazon: Roku Premiere Streaming Player: $69. The teams affected are: The Boston Red Sox, which airs regionally on NESN, and the four teams that air locally on Root Sports: Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates
NBC Sports has announced its Comcast regional sports networks will live stream Major League Baseball games in-market to mobiles, computers and tablets and connected TVs, beginning with the 2017 season. That means, for instance, a Chicago resident could watch his Cubs or White Sox online on an iPad, smart phone or laptop whether he’s home
Comcast has signed a new deal with Fox to return the Yes Network to its lineup as well as continue carrying the Fox News Channel. The news was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. Comcast lost the Yes Network after the 2015 baseball season due to a carriage dispute with Fox. The impasse left
Q. I waited anxiously all week to watch the Dodgers/Mets game Friday (May 27) on DIRECTV’s new live 4K channel, channel 106. When it came time for the game to start, I kept getting a message that said “no signal.” I called DIRECTV and finally got a rep on the phone, who told me the
Q. I’ve read your articles on the Sports TV Bubble and find them very interesting. I live in LA. Do you think that SportsNet LA will eventually go bankrupt because it can’t get DIRECTV to carry it? — Sid, Santa Monica, California. Sid, thank you for the kind words. Yes, I believe we are approaching