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German media group ProSiebenSat.1 has renewed its free-to-air NFL rights in Germany and Austria, signing a new multi-year contract beginning in the 2020 season

US telco Verizon will expand its streaming-rights deal with the NFL to incorporate the Yahoo Fantasy Football app on smartphones and tablets from the 2019 season

The NFL has hit back at US telco AT&T after the latter’s decision to remove the NFL Network and Red Zone channels from its U-verse TV and DirecTV Now platforms.

In order for NBC to align the 2022 Super Bowl with the Beijing Winter Olympics, the network has agreed a deal to switch its next telecast of the NFL showpiece game with CBS

The NFL has reported a rise in domestic television ratings for the 2018 regular season so far, following two years of decline. Through the first 12 weeks of play, the NFL said games are averaging 15.

After last year's ratings dip, the NFL's audience figures continue to show signs of a resurgence following week 3 of the season. On Sunday afternoon, the Cowboys-Seahawks match on Fox earned a 15.

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has broadened its portfolio in Portugal by acquiring rights to American football league the NFL

Live-streaming platform SportsCastr has received investment from the players’ union of American football league the NFL.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of the National Football League

The NFL renewed its free-to-air deal in DACH with German media group ProSiebenSat.1 without going to market as it looks to grow further in the region, having been impressed with the broadcaster’s ability to build the league’s brand and audience.
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Fox’s acquisition of broadcast rights to the NFL’s Thursday Night Football package is the first step in the US media group’s rebuilding project after many of its assets were sold to Disney.

The NFL has increased the value of its free-to-air deal in Germany with ProSiebenSat.1 by about 20 per cent, and looks set to double the value of its pay-television deal with DAZN.