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NFL and Verizon make 5G services deal

Ben Miller
NFL and Verizon make 5G services deal

Verizon Communications Inc. said it's made a deal with the National Football League, and it's now the "Official 5G Innovation Partner of the NFL." New York-based Verizon (NYSE: VZ) said the two-year deal with the New York City-based league will allow it to "develop new products and services that utilize 5G and other future technologies to enhance NFL games and the overall fan experience." Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed. As the promise of 5G technology nears, I’m excited to enter into this innovation partnership with Verizon which should again bring a multitude of benefits to our millions of fans worldwide.” And Hans Vestberg, CEO of Verizon, also thinks the 5G agreement is a big deal, saying in a statement that “today's announcement is another milestone in Verizon's long-standing relationship with the NFL.