Many have been wondering if bars will still be able to show NFL Sunday Ticket now that YouTube TV has the rights. Today DIRECTV announced that it will still be able to sell NFL Sunday Ticket to bars through its DIRECTV for Business. YouTube TV and YouTube will have exclusive rights to sell NFL Sunday Ticket to residential customers.
“DIRECTV for BUSINESS delivers a market-leading, consistent and reliable sports viewing experience to fans in more than 300,000 bars, restaurants and other commercial establishments across the United States. We’re thrilled to partner with EverPass and continue carriage of NFL SUNDAY TICKET,” said Mike Wittrock, DIRECTV Chief Sales and Service Officer.
“EverPass is creating a platform for commercial businesses that allows for seamless access to must-have live sports and entertainment content. We are pleased to partner with DIRECTV for BUSINESS in this multi-year agreement to deliver NFL SUNDAY TICKET,” said Alex Kaplan, EverPass Chief Executive Officer.
In addition to NFL SUNDAY TICKET, DIRECTV for BUSINESS also distributes other premium content, including exclusive commercial rights for Major League Baseball’s “Friday Night Baseball” and Major League Soccer’s “MLS SEASON PASS” via Apple, as well as the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football” via Prime Video.
So good news is that you can still enjoy NFL football at many bars.
About DIRECTV for BUSINESS
America’s commercial video industry leader, DIRECTV for BUSINESS is the ultimate entertainment provider for businesses nationwide including hotels, sports bars, restaurants, private offices, salons, airlines, senior living communities and more. DIRECTV offers best-in-class content and service with scalable entertainment solutions for any size business. DIRECTV is a sports leader as a one-stop-shopping experience for sports fans thanks to our combination of local, regional, and national sports.