T-Mobile today announced it has extended its partnership with Major League Baseball, allowing customers to receive free MLB.TV subscriptions through 2028. MLB.TV subscriptions typically cost $150 per year. This extended partnership follows T-Mobile’s offering of MLB.TV as a complimentary benefit to its customers for the past eight years. MLB.TV lets you stream unmarketed home and away games live or on demand. The service also offers subscribers access to pre- and post-game shows. T-Mobile says MLB.TV is now giving fans access to their favorite team’s affiliate games on his MLB app for the first time. Fans can watch the game on their favorite compatible device and enjoy live game DVR control to pause and rewind the action in HD.
“T-Mobile and MLB are embarking on a six-year journey to deliver groundbreaking fan experiences, all thanks to our leading 5G network,” said T-Mobile CEO. Mike Sievert said in a press release. “In addition to showing our customers the love on his free MLB.TV, we are committed to providing even more ways for fans across the country to enjoy the game we all love, both on and off the field. We are stepping up our game with
Unfortunately, MLB.TV’s free sign-up period for this year has already passed and the last day to sign up was April 4th. ever.
T-Mobile also announced that it will be working with MLB to test an automated ball strike system (ABS) that utilizes the company’s private 5G network during several minor league games. The carrier states that real-time ABS data and video are transmitted securely, preventing signal interference through the device and ABS application.