Amazon, Facebook to Acquire More Streaming Sports Rights

Sports fans take note. There’s a war on for your eyes and ears that neither Curt Gowdy nor Vin Scully could have predicted.

– Al

From MediaPost:

“Amazon and Facebook are likely to ramp up their bidding over the next 12 to 18 months for the rights to stream live sporting events.

“With ESPN poised to launch its first… streaming subscription service…competition in the space is set to become tougher.

“Google and Apple remain the wild cards in this battle…along with Snap and Twitter tangentially in the mix.”

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