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MLB Streaming Boss Says Live-Streaming Isn’t Ready to Replace Live TV

MLB Advanced Media’s Bob Bowman spoke at the Code/Media conference where he discussed how the infrastructure of live-streaming is not ready to replace live television just yet.

“To sustain two million, that’s two major [content delivery networks] really chugging,” Bowman said about the largest audience his service–considered one of the foremost in streaming–has ever been able to handle. “You don’t have backup. That’s the other thing, too. If something goes wrong and you’re using all these CDNs, who do you go to?”

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