The Clap Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) signed a multi-year agreement with DirecTV giving Amazon exclusive rights to Thursday night football games.
The Deets DirecTV will air Thursday night football games on Amazon Prime Video in more than 300,000 bars and restaurants.
The deal is also part of an 11-year media rights agreement between the NFL and a number of other media companies.
Why this Matters Amazon has been providing more sports offerings to its subscribers. The deal will see Amazon hold exclusive rights to a package of NFL games, the first streaming service to ever do so.
Amazon Amazon has been expanding into multiple sectors as of late, growing its presence in healthcare with some acquisitions in the past few months.