Draftea kicks off LatAm fantasy football with NFL partnership, fresh funding

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Draftea, which calls itself the first daily fantasy sports company in Spanish-speaking Latin America, is taking fantasy football (not fútbol) to the region in a new partnership with the National Football League (NFL) and the NFL Player’s Association, a labor union representing the league’s athletes. Draftea’s founder, Alán Jaime Misrahi, played soccer in Mexico’s third…

Amazon and DirecTV partnership brings “Thursday Night Football” to 300,000+ bars, restaurants, and other venues

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Amazon Prime Video and DirecTV struck a multi-year agreement that allows business owners to stream “Thursday Night Football” for their patrons. Amazon’s “TNF” broadcasts, including pregame, halftime, and postgame coverage, will be available to more than 300,000 sports bars, restaurants, retail stores, hotel lounges, casinos, sports books, among other venues across the U.S., regardless of…

Amazon and Nielsen close ‘Thursday Night Football’ ratings deal

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Amazon and data measurement firm Nielsen have sealed a three-year deal for measuring the ratings of Prime Video’s “Thursday Night Football” (TNF). Nielsen said this would be the first time the firm will include a streaming service and its livestreaming program in its National TV measurement service. The firm will begin measuring next Thursday, August…

NFL+ streaming service launches in the U.S., replacing NFL Game Pass

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Today, the National Football League launched its streaming service NFL+ which has been officially priced at $4.99 per month or $39.99 per year. However, with this launch, the outgoing NFL Game Pass will no longer be offered in the United States. The NFL+ subscription will include all live out-of-market preseason games, live local and primetime…