Jun 08 2018
The deal with a streaming service for Premier League TV rights is an intriguing development, with Amazon adding top level football to a platform that will also include ATP world tour tennis next year, after they took that deal away from Sky Sports.
Amazon has made history by becoming the first tech company to buy rights to show Premier League games in the UK.
However, Amazon's foray into Premier League broadcasting should not be seen as a long-term threat to Sky and BT, Liberum media analyst Iain Whittaker insisted.
They will show one full Bank Holiday round of games and one further midweek round on their Prime streaming service.
"The Premier League is the most watched sports league in the world". It's a big deal for Amazon because Prime Video, which is online only, will be the only place in the United Kingdom to watch certain matches from the most popular league in the world's most popular sport.
It does similar with some live sporting events in the US.
Sky will show the most amount of Premier League football, having previously won 128 matches per season for the same time period.
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On a busy day of announcements at the Premier League's summer meeting, it was also confirmed that the "big six" clubs have won their fight to take a bigger share of the top tier's booming worldwide broadcasting revenue.
The bix six clubs - Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham - managed to get the necessary 14 votes out of the 20 to agree that from 2019/20, any increase in the current global rights package, will be distributed according to league position and not equally distributed between all 20 clubs as it has been up to now.
In a separate announcement the Premier League also agreed that there would be a change in the distribution of money gained from the foreign broadcast deal.
The awarding of one of the two remaining batches of rights - four months after Sky and BT took the lion's share of the rights on offer - follows huge speculation at the time of the initial bid over Amazon's intentions, with analysts divided over whether the online giant would mount a bid.
It was one of two packages of domestic rights that remained unsold from an auction this year.
There are still a number of overseas deals to be completed but it is expected that the Premier League will double the #3bn it received in overseas revenue from the previous three-year cycle.
Neither Amazon nor the Premier League said how much the company paid for the rights.
Jun 08 2018
Facebook bug set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public
That way, users can reset a post that was inadvertently set to public back to being shared just with friends if they would like. Facebook said a software bug was behind the glotch which saw users' private posts made public over several days last month.
Jun 07 2018
Crocodile Kills Pastor During Baptism Service | Faith
Members of the congregation, as well as fishermen on the lake, attempted to rescue the clergyman - an nearly impossible task. Despite their efforts to block the crocodile with their nets, by the time they reached Mr Eshetem he was already dead.
Jun 06 2018
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Jun 04 2018
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Jun 02 2018
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May 31 2018
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May 31 2018
US to push steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico
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May 30 2018
Congressional leaders get briefings on Russian Federation probe
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May 30 2018
State of emergency declared as Baltimore devastated by floods
The river rose 17.8 feet in two hours Sunday afternoon, to 24.1 feet, a record from the previous high of 23.6 feet. Destroyed chunks of roadway rest after being washed into a riverbed in flood-ravaged Ellicott City, Maryland .
May 29 2018
Gas prices nearing $3 gallon nationally
Jackson added that she'd like to go SC for the holiday, but gas prices are so high she sometimes has to choose between activities. As of Friday afternoon, the average price of regular gas in the area was $2.90, up from $2.15 on May 25, 2017.
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