Apple Out on NFL Streaming Rights, Facebook ‘Interested’.

Peter Kafka, writing for Recode:

Facebook, which until now has shied away from paying for content, is interested in the games. So far Facebook has been content to let other people upload video onto its giant platform, but its strategy appears to be shifting — it’s also willing to pay celebrities (relatively small sums) to use its Live streaming service…
Apple, which could use something dramatic to set its Apple TV box apart from the competition, has determined that this package isn’t enough to pull that off, and isn’t bidding.
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