03.22.2004 12:00 PM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
MLB Advanced Media selects Akamai for baseball streaming

Akamai Technologies and MLB Advanced Media announced the selection of Akamai for Major League Baseball content distribution and streaming of audio and video.

Under the multi-year agreement, Akamai will provide content delivery of MLB.com and Major League Baseball’s 30 team Web sites including streaming of Major League Baseball live and on-demand video and audio game-casts. The integration with Akamai began last month, and will be fully operational by opening day.

Akamai’s support of multiple media formats enables MLBAM to offer fans a choice of media players. MLB.com offers live audio broadcasts of all games, and in 2003, began selling live video Webcasts for roughly half the price of regular-season games, depending on local-market blackout restrictions. MLB.com had more than half a million paid subscribers last year, including more than 150,000 for its live video service.

For more information, visit: www.akamai.com.

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