Twitter Gets NFL Thursday Night Games for a Bargain Price

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  • Company said to pay around $10 million to live-stream 10 games
  • 'We did not take the highest bidder on the table,' said NFL

NFL, Twitter in Deal to Stream Thursday Night Football

Twitter Inc. just did its first broadcast deal, and it’s a big one. The company will stream 10 Thursday night National Football League games during the 2016 season, a package that cost the service around $10 million, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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