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Sources: Amazon Charging $2.8M For Ad Packages That Include "TNF"

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 22 / 17

Amazon is "looking to charge advertisers" $2.8M for packages that "include 30-second spots" during the Thursday night NFL games it will stream live to Prime customers in '17, according to two sources. One source said that for each game, "Amazon can sell 10 30-second spots." Buyers "also get to run a...

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