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Twitter’s NFL win could shake up the Premier League

Deal between social media site and US gridiron governing body may have ramifications for English football

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

17th April, 2016

A collaboration between Twitter and the National Football League (NFL) in the United States could have major implications for broadcasters and telcos on this side of the Atlantic.

Earlier this month, the NFL announced a deal with the social network to stream ten games next season in a deal worth $10 million. While not gaining exclusive rights – traditional television will still show the games live – the move was an upset win for Twitter,...

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