Verizon snaps up rights for Wembley NFL game

US telco Verizon has acquired rights for the NFL regular-season game between the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London.

The rights fee for the one-game deal is $21m (€19.2m), according to Variety and the Wall Street Journal.

Verizon will stream the September 24 clash live across its platforms, including AOL, Fios TV, Go90 and The game will not be shown on network television in the US. Coverage will also be available on the NFL Mobile app to Verizon Wireless subscribers.

In April, internet company Amazon signed a worldwide rights deal to stream the NFL’s Thursday Night Football package, with the 10-game package costing a reported $50m. Thursday Night Football games will continue to be shown on the NBC and CBS networks.