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Amazon Prime and DirecTV Sign a Multi-Year Agreement to Air ‘Thursday Night Football’ in Over 300,000 Businesses

Amazon’s Prime Video reached a deal with DirecTV to air its “Thursday Night Football” games in more than 300,000 businesses such as bars and restaurants.

The announcement comes as the National Football League’s preseason is underway. DirecTV will air its first game with Amazon Prime Video — a matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and Houston Texans — on Thursday.

Amazon Prime, which has been building out its sports offerings to its streaming subscribers, will be the exclusive home of Thursday Night Football and air its first regular season game on Sept. 15. Local broadcast stations for the teams playing in a given week will also carry the games.

Read the source article at cnbc.com

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