The NFL has championed in game social integration through companies like Wayin, but is halting mobile streaming for the biggest game of the year.
For Super Bowl XLVIII this Sunday, the NFL is blocking live streaming of the game inside Metlife Stadium in New Jersey. The contest between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will be streamed on NFL.com and Fox Sports, but fans at the game will be blocked from a Wi-Fi and cellular connection at for mobile apps and web browsers.
The league did this last year last minute during the game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers, but planned ahead this year. Read more