DirecTV & NFL Strike $1.5 Billion Year Deal

DirecTV shrugged off the NFL’s recent controversies and increased their bid for a TV deal by 50%. Eight year deal worth $1.5 Billion year.

Per NFL Communications

NEW YORK and EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 – The National Football League and DIRECTV have extended and expanded DIRECTV’s exclusive rights to carry NFL SUNDAY TICKET and its package of every Sunday afternoon out-of-market game through a new multi-year agreement.

The new agreement also expands DIRECTV’s rights to stream NFL SUNDAY TICKET live on mobile devices and via broadband, known as NFL SUNDAY TICKET.TV, as previously announced.

Specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed.