Radio & Television

Facebook to stream 25 MLB games on exclusive basis

FACEBOOK IS PAYING Major League Baseball (MLB) at least $30M U.S. for the exclusive rights to stream 25 afternoon games in the U.S., marking the first time that a major U.S. sports league has given the social network exclusivity.According to a Bloomberg report, the agreement begins with the April 4 game between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets, and all of the games will take place on weekday afternoons, primarily Wednesdays.  MLB and Facebook will update the schedule on a monthly basis.While the games will be produced by the MLB Network, Facebook’s rights allow for experimentation with things like...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.