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NBC Sports Digital Adding Live EPL Matches To New OTT Product

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 27 / 17

NBC Sports Digital is adding live EPL matches and studio-based programming to its NBC Sports Gold streaming product, marking the first time the league's content has been available to U.S. consumers in an OTT package. The $49.99 cost for the new “Premier League Pass” will cover 130 matche...

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