“Here’s a use of cash that Apple should be following up on right now, with no concerns for anti-trust,” Eric Jackson writes for Forbes.
“Apple should outbid all the broadcast networks and cable companies and win the exclusive rights to the NFL Thursday Night Football package which is available right now, as described this morning by Peter Kafka,” Jacksone writes. “Apple could pay $4 billion for a 5 year package and still make boatloads of money from it.”
Jackson writes, “Apple could pay $4 billion for a 5 year package and still make boatloads of money from it.”
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MacDailyNews Take: As we wrote back in May 2014:
Perhaps Cook should consider bidding for and winning NFL Sunday Ticket away from Direct TV, buying rights to Premiere League and La Liga games, etc. and making them Apple TV exclusives. Go directly to the sports leagues with boatlods of cash. Maybe that’ll grease the wheels. It’ll certainly move a bunch of Apple TV boxes around the world in short order.