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How ESPN plans to save millions on broadcasts

Created by Will Ceolin
Created on Jun 8, 20 - Updated on Jun 8, 20

ESPN uses new technology to utilize a smaller and more dispersed production crew to broadcast the MLS games. They're hoping to save millions of dollars each year through streamlining its production process.

A significant portion of the production crew for the event will be back in Bristol instead of inside a large satellite truck outside of Rio Tinto Stadium.

A typical MLS broadcast runs in the neighborhood of between $90,000 and $120,000. Using remote integration, as the company calls it, can cut that bill by 30 percent.