Amazon pursues premium sports package for Prime membership

Inside Amazon Spain, San Fernando de Henares (Madrid)

Inside Amazon Spain, San Fernando de Henares (Madrid). Photo: Álvaro Ibáñez.

PanARMENIAN.Net – Amazon is exploring an ambitious push to infiltrate the last bastion of traditional pay-television: live sports, The Wall Street Journal reports.

In recent months, the e-commerce giant has been in talks with heavy hitters like the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball and the National Football League for the rights to carry live games, according to people familiar with the matter. It also has talked with soccer, lacrosse and surfing leagues, the people said.

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