Monday, February 28, 2011

YouTube Enters World of Online Sports Streaming

With the blossoming advent of internet media, industry giants (and owners of YouTube) Google are looking to start making big moves in the online sports streaming sector. Watching games online is rapidly becoming popular, with sites such as and While has been shut down due to a law suit against UFC, there is certainly room for movement within the market. 

YouTube broadcasted the Indian Premier League last season, and is reportedly looking to build upon the success. They are reportedly in talks with the NBA and NHL, according to a report. Online streaming could certainly be a large part of the future of sports broadcasting industry, especially when it comes to being able to stream on a mobile device.

While progress in the discussions is not imminent, don't be surprised to see big things come from Google and YouTube on this front in the near future.

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