Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Row 44 Inks In-Flight, MLB Streaming Deal
Westlake Village-based Row 44, the supplier of in-flight entertainment and broadband equipment to the airline industry, said Tuesday that it has partnered with MLB Advanced Media, to deliver live streaming video and audio in-flight. Row 44 said the deal will make Major League Baseball video and audio to commercial airline customers who are using the company's In-Flight Broadband Entertainment Platform. The deal will tsream that video to passengers' smart phones, laptops, tablets, and other Wi-Fi devices. Financial details of the deal between the companies was not announced. Row 44 said the deal is the first by a sports league to offer in-flight live streaming video. The deal will make over 2,400 MLB games available for streaming.