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DirecTV Announces Eight-Year Renewal Of NFL Sunday TicketPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 02 / 14
DirecTV formally announced its renewal of the NFL Sunday Ticket package for another eight years. DirecTV is paying an average of $1.5B per year for the package, with the rights fee increasing by 6% each year. The deal extends through the '22 season and synchs up with the NFL's other TV deals. CBS,...
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