Boingo Wireless Provides Video Streaming of MLB Playoffs in Airports
Wi-Fi provider Boingo Wireless has partnered with MLB Advanced Media and TBS to offer its customers the ability to watch selected live MLB playoff games in participating airports that carry its Wi-Fi network.
At any of 23 participating airports, Boingo customers will be able to purchase a special four-hour pass to the Airport Edition of MLB.TV to watch every Division Series and American League Championship Series game on TBS live. Subscribers will also be able to use the pass to watch any regular-season or postseason game from the MLB.com archives on-demand. The cost for the four-hour pass is $4.
“We are always looking for ways to make the Boingo Wi-Fi experience more enjoyable to our customers,” says Dawn Callahan, VP of marketing for Boingo. “Working with MLBAM to bring live video streaming showcases our commitment to bringing the best of entertainment and sports to our customers, as well as our speedy and reliable Wi-Fi networks in airports.”
Says Kenny Gersh, SVP of business development, MLBAM, “We are excited to partner with Boingo to give Major League Baseball fans unprecedented online access to live playoff games in airports across the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. Thanks to TBS, we are able to reach traveling fans with these live games so they can watch every pitch of every game. Fans can also get closer to the action in the Division Series and American League Championship Series with TBS Hot Corner on MLB.com, a live streaming application featuring an interactive mosaic with four distinct camera angles.”
Participating airports can be found in Atlanta; Detroit; Baltimore; Chicago; New York; Houston; Milwaukee; St. Paul, MN; Oklahoma City; Salt Lake City; Louisville, KY; San Juan, PR; Toronto; and Ottawa.