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Amazon NFL deal ‘harbinger’ of things to come

Amazon’s exclusive deal to stream US NFL football, announced at the end of last week, “bodes well for the streaming TV ecosystem” and could serve as “a template for other sports properties”, according to analysts at Berenberg. “We believe this deal is a harbinger of future sports deals, in that the ubiquitous involvement of streaming […]

Amazon set for US$1 billion NFL streaming deal

Amazon is reportedly close to securing a US$ 1 billion per season deal to carry a significant portion of domestic NFL rights in the US. The streamer signed a deal with the American Football league last year to pay US$75 million per season for Thursday night football.  The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon is […]

Record Super Bowl ad spend of US$545 million

CBS secured record ad revenue from Sunday’s Super Bowl in spite of low TV ratings. According to estimates from Kantar, the CBS network generated US$545 million in ad spend during the NFL showpiece event, representing a new record. The firm estimates that a 30-second ad was sold for an average of US$5.6 million, with ad […]

NFL close to US$100 billion broadcast deal

The NFL’s next domestic rights deal could exceed US$100 billion, cementing the league’s position as the most lucrative in all of sports. According to the New York Post, the NFL is in the process of discussing TV rights deals with its partners, with the next set of agreements potentially lasting 10 years. While this would […]

NFL goes FTA in UK on Channel 5

The National Football League (NFL) has announced a new three-year partnership in the UK with ViacomCBS Networks International. This new deal will see the NFL return to free-to-air TV in the country, with terrestrial network Channel 5 broadcasting live Monday Night Football, along with a Sunday morning magazine programme entitled NFL End Zone. The deal […]

Sky Sports to launch NFL channel in five year broadcast deal

Sky Sports has signed a five year renewal to its broadcast deal with the NFL and will launch a channel dedicated to the US sport. Launching on September 3, Sky Sports NFL marks the first time that the American football league will partner with an international broadcaster to launch a channel dedicated to the sport. […]

Pluto TV and NFL announce expanded deal

ViacomCBS’s AVOD Pluto TV has announced a new multi-year deal with the NFL to expand the American Football league’s content on the streamer. The parties initially signed a deal last August which saw the launch of The NFL Channel which broadcast a curated feed of library content with highlights and full replays of classic games […]

Majority of Americans would opt for NFL pause rather than closed doors play

The majority of Americans would rather the NFL season not begin in September than be played behind closed doors. A new study by the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University has found that 70% of Americans do not want the league to start should current social distancing measures remain in place through to […]

Sports bodies call on US to keep Saudi Arabia on piracy priority list

FIFA, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), UEFA and a range of US sports bodies have called on the US government to keep Saudi Arabia on its priority watchlist on the eve of a review into the Kingdom’s piracy activities.  The United States Trade Representative (USTR) office is currently holding public hearings in its annual review […]

Google receives DMCA takedown request for NFL VPN streaming guides

A DMCA takedown notice has been sent to Google on behalf of the NFL, requesting the removal of sixteen URLs that “promote the use of their software to illegally stream NFL games.” As first spotted by TorrentFreak, the DMCA request was sent by British IT reseller NetResult on behalf of the NFL and cites 16 […]

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