6/24, 10:41 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Disney, Apple competing over NFL Sunday Ticket - report

The Walt Disney Company, Apple Inc. and Inc. are rivals in the race to secure the National Football League Sunday Ticket broadcast package, CNBC reported on Friday, citing anonymous sources with knowledge of the negotiations.

The league reportedly wants to sell the rights to broadcast the games in the package along with a stake in NFL Media for over $2 billion, while the rights for mobile devices could also be involved in a potential deal.

DirecTV, which had acquired Sunday Ticket rights in a $1.5 billion deal that will expire following the upcoming season, will not try to extend the existing agreement with the NFL, according to the report.

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