The NFL and CBS will expand their streaming agreement this season. CBS All Access and TV Everywhere, which had rights to stream games across internet connected devices starting last year, will now be able to stream to mobile devices as well. The deal includes the entire NFL on CBS schedule including Super Bowl LIII.
Marc Berman broke down the particulars of the deal in his story for Programming Insider.
The entire 2018 NFL ON CBS schedule, highlighted by Super Bowl LIII, will be streamed live on all CBS All Access platforms, including on mobile phones and tablets via the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 10, online at CBS.com, and on connected devices including Roku Players, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Fire TV, Samsung Smart TVs and Amazon Channels. CBS All Access subscribers will receive the NFL ON CBS games that are broadcast in their local market.
“We’re very pleased to extend and expand our partnership with the NFL and give our viewers and CBS All Access subscribers the ability to stream NFL ON CBS games on mobile phones in addition to all other platforms for years to come,” said Marc DeBevoise, President & Chief Operating Officer, CBS Interactive in a press release. “This deal enables us to deliver even more value to NFL fans, our subscribers and our distribution partners.”