Disney, Apple, and Amazon all submitted bids for the broadcast rights to the National Football League's Sunday Ticket package.
NFL Sunday Tickets- Submitted Bids
According to sources familiar with the matter, the bids were submitted weeks ago by all three companies.
NFL Sunday Tickets- Sources Familiar
The NFL is still in discussions with all three bidders to decide which partner to choose.
NFL Sunday Tickets- Still in Discussion
Three people familiar with the matter said that the NFL would not allow any buyer to pay more then $2 billion for rights.
NFL Sunday Tickets- People Familiar
Since its previous mobile agreement ended with Verizon, the NFL's mobile rights could also be included in the package.
NFL Sunday Tickets- Mobile Agreement
DirecTV paid $1.5 million per year to Sunday Ticket for its existing rights. These rights expire after the 2022-23.
NFL Sunday Tickets- $1.5 Million
Sources said that the NFL demanded a 100% increase in its primary game packages last season.
NFL Sunday Tickets- 100% Increase
An announcement is not necessary as DirecTV will already offer Sunday Ticket for next season.
NFL Sunday Tickets- DirecTV Rights
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