MLB’s Pittsburgh Pirates & Skyview Networks Expand Partnership

By Community | March 13, 2012

Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Pittsburgh Pirates and Skyview Networks have announced the expanded scope of their multi-year partnership.

Skyview Networks, shop an integrated professional sports broadcast service company specializing in play-by-play systems, pills will now also provide its Satellite Distribution Service to the Pittsburgh Pirates radio network. The service includes wise satellite receivers that give affiliates the broadcast reliability of a back-up streaming audio feed and the team the expanded sales opportunity of spot localization.

“Skyview has been a valued partner for our inventory management needs, rx so upgrading to Skyview’s Distribution Service was a natural next step,” said Marc Garda, director of broadcasting for the Pittsburgh Pirates. “We are proud to offer Skyview’s distribution platform to our affiliates and we look forward to a successful season ahead.”

Skyview Networks has begun distribution and installation of the wise satellite receivers to the Pittsburgh Pirates radio network of 36 stations. With these receivers spread across the network, the Pittsburgh Pirates command the inventory control to copy split spots by market.

“We have worked closely with the Pirates through our F.A.S.T. Inventory Management system and I am confident the franchise will also enjoy the dependability and flexibility of our satellite distribution platform,” said Matt Stys, Vice President of Business Development for Skyview Networks. “We look forward to taking our partnership to the next level of service.”

by Ismail Uddin