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London-Based Sports Streaming Service DAZN Purchases Canadian NFL Rights

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 21 / 17

Canadian cable and satellite providers will "no longer" carry "NFL Sunday Ticket," "NFL RedZone" and "NFL Game Pass," as London-based DAZN has "bought those rights in Canada for the next five years," according to John Kryk of the TORONTO SUN. All three will "launch in time" for NFL preseason ga...

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