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SiriusXM and NBA Expand Agreement to Offer Fans with Streaming Subscriptions Access to NBA Live-Game Audio

Subscribers with the SiriusXM Premier Streaming Package to get every NBA game plus 24/7 SiriusXM NBA Radio channel More fans to have access to official team broadcasts for all 30 NBA teams on the SiriusXM app and connected devices The National Basketball Association and SiriusXM have expanded their agreement to include additional streaming rights starting with the 2020-21 NBA season. The multi-year agreement will provide SiriusXM subscribers with the SiriusXM Premier Streaming Package access to live audio broadcasts for…

How Technology Could Help Sports Survive the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is revolutionizing business, and some industries have been more prepared for the changes than others —the sports world falls in the latter camp. The sports industry has been mind-blowingly lucrative for decades, with teams earning big bucks from ticket sales, broadcast partnerships, and licensing deals. These three revenue streams have only grown with technology’s rapidly changing evolutions. From 2011 to 2018, the global sports industry valuation grew 45%, to a whopping $471 billion in 2018, according…

BBTV Puts Independent Content Owners Back in Control of Their Content with Powerful Enterprise Grade Content Management Solutions

BBTV’s Content Management Plus Solution helps manage unauthorized fan uploaded copies of content. This solution was previously available to large content owners such as the National Basketball Association and Sony Pictures. BBTV is making its Content Management Solution available to independent content owners of all sizes and genres at scale. Since being launched in pilot form for independent content owners a few months ago, it is already generating billions of monthly incremental views. Both enterprise and independent…

NFL and NBA Athletes Join Shake

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced that twelve professional athletes from the NBA and NFL have joined IZEA’s Shake platform. Shake is a new online marketplace that allows creators to offer their services, delivered digitally, for a self-determined price. Influencers, speakers, photographers, podcasters, and more can use IZEA’s Shake to collaborate and transact with marketers and individual buyers. Marketing Technology…

Satisfi Labs Expands Ticketing Assistant Across Multiple Professional Sports Leagues – MLB, NBA, MLS

Satisfi Labs’ Knowledge Management Platform Allows for Direct Ticket Purchasing in Chat Satisfi Labs, an AI-powered Knowledge Management Platform announced today the expansion of their Ticketing Assistant product across multiple professional sports teams. This first-to-market product allows each team to deepen it’s virtual assistant knowledge base to provide accurate ticketing options based on price, type, and location, and then allows the customer to seamlessly purchase within the same chat flow. The major league teams…

New MVPindex Report Shows NBA’s Total Social Footprint Worth Nearly $5 Billion

Lebron James Tops All NBA Players on Social Media with 100 Million Followers, Foot Locker Wins Most Valuable Campaign at $34.8 Million According to a new report from the industry-leading MVPindex, the NBA once again ranks #1 in the use of social media across all major sports leagues, increasing the value of its collective social media footprint by 28.6 percent during the 2017-18 regular season over the prior year to a whopping $5 billion. But the season's really big winners were the brands that partnered with the NBA…

Big Block Taps Former Leo Burnett EVP, Tom Flanagan as Chief Content & Innovation Officer

The Agency-Accelerator Is Quietly Playing A Big Role At CES 2018 The creative services and media ventures company Big Block has announced that it has added former Leo Burnett EVP Tom Flanagan to its executive team. Flanagan will serve as Chief Content & Innovation Officer at Big Block. Content Marketplace is a Global Match-Winner At the time of this announcement, Tom Flanagan said, “I joined Big Block because of the dynamic marketplace of entrepreneurial services, entertainment capabilities and new ventures…