NFL speaking to Apple and Google about streaming London video games
The NFL’s streaming check of a London recreation between the Lions and Chiefs went slightly smashingly final yr, so it is planning on doing much more in 2016. The league will reportedly reside-stream all three video games scheduled for London subsequent season and is speaking with each Apple and Google about rights, in line with Reuters. Final yr’s contest was carried by Yahoo, and marked the primary time viewers might stream an NFL match of any sort totally free. Consequently, over 15.2 million viewers noticed no less than a part of it, with 2.four million watching at any given second.
Yahoo was capable of promote promoting slots to 30-plus corporations for $one hundred,000 to $200,000, so the league referred to as the experiment a hit. Neither Apple nor Google have ever aired stay NFL occasions earlier than, and profitable the rights to the London contests would little question be a promotional coup for his or her respective Apple TV and YouTube providers.