Verizon recently extended its exclusive contract with the National Football League to offer subscribers the ability to live-stream all the NFL games on their Verizon phones via the carrier’s NFL Mobile app. The current deal gives Verizon permission to offer live streaming services for only the Sunday, Monday and Thursday night games. Starting 2014, the contract extension will kick off, giving Verizon subscribers access to all home-market Sunday afternoon NFL games as well. The deal, which will cost Verizon about $250 million annually, is about 40% costlier than the current four-year deal that will expire in 2014.
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