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09-14-2005, 09:59 AM
Join Date: Apr 2004
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Hmm...I was wondering if this would happen with the NHL. I'm guessing if it works out with the AHL that we could see it in the future for the big league.
As someone who subscribes to MLB.tv, it'll be interesting to see if the limitations of streaming videos will be a hinderance with such a fast paced sport. It works wonderfully for baseball but every once in a while I'll get a pause in the video when the cameras pan quickly and I have a pretty new computer (over 3ghz/512mb RAM) and pretty good bandwith.
The problem for the NHL is that it conflicts with deals with for example Swedish Cable networks. Canal + pays allot of money to have lone rights to broadcast NHL in Sweden. If everyone with broadband in Sweden could watch the NHL for a fee not many would by a satelite dish from Canal +.
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