MLB’s Bob Bowman On Streaming All The Things

HBO had to make a choice, either find a way to massively scale its streaming infrastructure or find someone else who could do it for them. They went outside, to the entity quickly becoming a go-to streaming problem solver for the media world: Major League Baseball. More specifically, MLB Advanced Media, a limited partnership of the club owners of Major League Baseball. […] In recent years, it’s also becoming the streaming delivery service that high-profile media companies are turning to in order to deliver mind-breaking amounts of video data reliably. It’s been so successful that there have already been talks about it spinning out and becoming its own company with either minority investors or as a solo job. – Matthew Panzarino, TechCrunch
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