Prime Video won rights to screen the most-watched sports league in the world.
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Amazon.com has won rights to show 20 English Premier League football matches a season from 2019, giving its Prime Video online streaming service a foothold in the most-watched sports league in the world.The U.S. company secured one of two previously unsold three-year packages for UK rights, the Premier League said Thursday, with BT picking up the other to increase its access to live action.Amazon said it would make two rounds of games – the early December midweek games and the Christmas bank holiday games – and weekly highlights available to its Prime members in Britain for free.BT won the rights to show an additional 20 matches a season for 90 million pounds, taking its total to 52 games at a cost of 975 million pounds for three years.
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