Interactive TV may have fallen out of favor in the cable industry, but it’s taken an even greater hit on Wall Street. The remaining ITV players are on the rebound in 2003, but a look back at the pre-bubble valuations for the sector provides perspective at the severity of the tumble. A group of seven ITV specialists (of which only four remain, including WorldGate) posted a combined market cap of more than $74.4 bil. at their all-time highs in late 1999 and early 2000. As of Sept. 17, the quartet combined for a market value of just over $3 bil.

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Disney Acquires MLB’s BAMTech Stake

MLB sold its 15% share of BAMTech, the streaming service technology company that powers Disney+, ESPN and Hulu, to Disney. According to the Mouse House’s 10-K filing with the SEC, the company paid $900 million to buy out MLB’s remaining interest.

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