Category: NFL

DIRECTV Raising Sunday Ticket Prices Despite Anthem Protests

DIRECTV has raised the 2018 pre-season price on its most popular NFL Sunday Ticket package by 4.2 percent. The satcaster, which is now taking orders for the 2018 season, has priced the basic Sunday Ticket package at $293.94, compared to the 2017 pre-season price of $281.94. The price increase comes although DIRECTV reportedly received numerous

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Swanni Sez Newsletter — February 5, 2018

Good morning, everyone. Welcome to today’s Swanni Sez newsletter, which includes links and summaries of the day’s top stories in TV technology. But before we go to the news, don’t forget to peruse the aisles of Amazon where today you will find some awesome deals on Amazon devices such as the Echo and Fire TV

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ESPN, NBC to Stream NFL Games On Phones

ESPN and NBC have announced plans to stream National Football League games on mobile phones, starting with ESPN’s 2017 season playoff coverage. Verizon, which had the exclusive rights to NFL games on mobile phones since 2010,  earlier this month signed a new deal with the league that eliminated that unique perk. Shop Now at Amazon!

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Verizon-NFL Deal to Expand Streaming Games On Phones

Verizon has signed a new streaming deal with the National Football League that will finally enable other carriers to offer games on mobile phones. The new agreement, which runs until 2022, permits Verizon to stream games on mobile devices on multiple platforms including Yahoo’s web site, Yahoo’s mobile app, AOL, Complex, and go90. However, starting

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Verizon Likely to Lose NFL Exclusive For Phones: Report

Online viewers of NFL games may soon be able to watch them on a mobile phone without subscribing to Verizon, writes Bloomberg News. Since the 2014 season, Verizon has had the exclusive rights to stream regular season games on mobile phones, which has frequently frustrated and confused non-Verizon customers who have tried to watch them

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Amazon’s NFL Stream: People Either Love It Or Hate It

Amazon’s live stream of NFL games on Thursday night is getting mixed reviews from its own customers with many saying they either love it or hate it. The ecommerce giant last June paid the NFL $50 million to stream 10 Thursday night games this season, starting with the week four game between the Chicago Bears

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NFL Sunday Ticket: Can You Order Just One Game?

Q. TV Answerman, I live in Boston and a friend of mine from Baltimore is coming into town next weekend (Sunday, October 22). He’s a big Ravens fans. Is there anyway to order the Ravens-Vikings game from DIRECTV on the NFL Sunday Ticket without buying the entire season? The entire season is too rich for

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DIRECTV Cuts NFL Sunday Ticket Price; Anthem Refunds a Reason?

DIRECTV might be feeling the impact of subscribers cancelling their NFL Sunday Ticket plans due to player protests during the National Anthem. The satcaster has launched a new in-season promotion to attract online customers that includes a free trial week of service and a reduced subscription price. The satcaster offers a separate streaming edition of the

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Is DIRECTV Really Giving Refunds For the NFL Sunday Ticket?

News and Analysis The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that DIRECTV has issued NFL Sunday Ticket refunds to “at least some customers” who have asked for them because they are upset about players protesting during the National Anthem. Normally, DIRECTV does not offer refunds to the pricey package of out-of-market Sunday games after the season

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DIRECTV Subs See Red Over Missing Red Zone

DIRECTV’s Sunday Ticket suffered widespread technical issues today with the Red Zone and Fantasy Zone channels missing from the lineup of many subscribers. Shortly after today’s 1 p.m. kickoff, hundreds of subscribers of DIRECTV’s satellite edition of the Ticket began posting complaints on social media sites saying the channels were not available. Amazon’s 1-Day-Only Deals

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Updated: Sunday Ticket Having Technical Issues? Maybe. Maybe Not

If your Red Zone channel on DIRECTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket isn’t on today, you are not alone. Shortly after today’s 1 p.m. kickoff, hundreds of subscribers of DIRECTV’s satellite edition of the Ticket began posting complaints on social media sites saying the channel was unavailable. And customers say it’s still unavailable as of 2:34 p.m.

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fuboTV Adds NFL Network, Red Zone

fuboTV, the sports-themed live streaming service, has added the NFL Network and the NFL Red Zone channels to its lineup. The NFL Network is now included in the ‘Fubo Premier’ basic plan which costs $34.95 a month and offers 36 different sports channels. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The Red Zone channel will be part

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