trending Market Intelligence /marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/aBfvUJ-xcyUVoSjKEs9hCA2 content esgSubNav
Log in to other products

Login to Market Intelligence Platform

 /


Looking for more?

Contact Us
In This List

Report: Facebook backs out of bidding process for NFL Thursday games

Blog

Bundling fixed & mobile services is still a popular strategy for operators in Western Europe especially in Portugal and Spain

Blog

Fintech Intelligence Newsletter: February 2021

PODCAST

Episode 5: The Future of Work - The World of Workforce Experience and Productivity

Blog

Needham & Company is Now Available in the S&P Global Market Intelligence Aftermarket Research Collection


Report: Facebook backs out of bidding process for NFL Thursday games

Facebook Inc.has backed out of the bidding processfor live-streaming Thursday games of the National Football League next season,Bloomberg News reported April 1, citing a source familiar with the details.

While the social network had expressed interest in livestreaming the NFL games, the source said the NFL's traditional advertisingmodel did not appeal to Facebook, which wanted its live videos to be ad free.Facebook was also not interested in streaming the early morning London gamesthat are reportedly included in the deal.

Meanwhile, VerizonCommunications Inc., Yahoo!Inc. and Amazon.comInc. are among the companies that are thought to be interested inacquiring the rights to the Thursday games.