Amazon Wins Rights To Stream Thursday Night Football Games

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The NFL is coming to Amazon.

The tech giant won the rights to livestream NFL games on Thursday nights Tuesday. They bought the rights for around $50 million, ESPN reported — that’s $40 million more than what Twitter paid for to stream games last year.

The caveat for NFL fans is that you will need an Amazon Prime account to watch the games. Last year, all you needed was a Twitter account to view the games. The company charges $99 per year for a Prime account and offer a $10.99 monthly option.

Facebook had also reportedly been interested in streaming rights.

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