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Facebook inks exclusive deal to live stream US college football games

Friday 25 August 2017 | 10:10 CET | News
Facebook has reached an agreement with digital sports broadcaster Stadium to live stream 15 college football games exclusively on its newly-launched Watch platform later this year. Under the terms of the deal, the financial details of which weren't disclosed, Stadium will produce the games exclusively for Facebook, with the broadcasts also available on the Stadium: Live College Football Show page. In total Facebook will stream nine Conference USA games and six Mountain West games, starting with Miami (OH) at Marshall on 02 September and ending with FAU at Charlotte on 25 November.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Facebook
Countries: United States
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