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CBS scores NFL digital streaming rights, a boon to its digital platform

CBS scores NFL digital streaming rights, a boon to its digital platform

CBS Corp. has secured rights for NFL football games for its streaming service, CBS All Access, providing a significant boost to the two-year-old subscription digital offering.

Until now, CBS had been forbidden from showing the NFL games that were broadcast by CBS television stations on the company’s $5.99-a-month All Access platform.

CBS and the league announced the multi-year deal on Thursday, but declined to say how much more money CBS agreed to pay for the streaming rights to the games. 

Already, CBS pays roughly $1.4 billion a year in TV licensing fees to the NFL, and the blackout of NFL football games on...

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