Around the Biz 4/15/19: Stadium Vies for Top Sports Network Spot, Amazon Sets Sights on Sub-Five Second Latency Goal

Here’s a quick roundup of the big news buzzing around the sports-digital industry today:

Stadium Wants to be America’s Biggest Sports Network Off of Cable (The Washington Post)

Amazon Sets Streaming Latency Goal of ‘Significantly Less Than 5 Seconds’ (FierceVideo)

Hulu Executive: 5G May Limit Demand for Downloadable Content (FierceVideo)

Why SaaS Makes Sense for Live Sports Streaming (SportsPro Media)

Disney Projecting Up to 12 Million ESPN+ Subscribers by 2024 (SportsPro Media

Inside the World of Pirated Streams and What It Takes to Stop Them (Front Office Sports)

NA LoL Championship Event Draws More Viewers Than the Super Bowl (CNBC)

ESPN/Big 12 Deal Relies on Streaming; Falls Short for Football Title Games (SportsBusiness Daily)

Facebook Prototypes a Swipeable Hybrid Carousel of Feed Posts, Stories (TechCrunch)

ESPN’s Got a New Game and It Starts Before Players Take the Field (Variety)

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