US telecommunications giant Verizon has further deepened its commercial relationship with the National Football League, striking a new deal with the Detroit Lions to become the franchise's official 5G network.

The Tennessee Titans has announced Verizon as its exclusive wireless telecoms sponsor of its new Nissan Stadium, which is due to open in 2027.

Telecommunications company Verizon has emerged as a potential strategic partner for Disney as it looks to launch an all-in-one streaming service and leave cable television

Verizon is the first major sponsor of the National Football League's Washington Commanders since the ownership takeover by Josh Harris was finalised last month

LaLiga North America has signed a three-year extension with telco Verizon in a United States exclusive deal

Verizon and the National Football League have agreed a five-year deal that makes Verizon the coach-to-coach communications carrier across all 30 NFL stadiums

Verizon has completed a deal in which NBA League Pass, the National Basketball Association’s live game subscription service, and the league’s television channel NBA TV have been added to the company’s +play…

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview John Kosner, president of Kosner Media, a New York-based digital media and sports consultancy. A four-decade veteran of sports media and technology, Kosner has been highly active investor and advisor with sports-related startups. Eric and Chris also discuss multiple developments surrounding the start of the National Football League’s 2021 regular season, including expected record levels of betting in the United States, robust television ad sales, a 10-year partnership between for the league with Verizon, and a return of full stadiums.

The National Football League and American telecommunications giant Verizon have secured an extended and expanded 10-year partnership, which will further enhance the rollout of advanced 5G cellular technology…

The NBA team's remarkable turnaround during the 2020-21 season, which included its first postseason berth in 11 years and a trip to the NBA Finals, owed in part to analytics work done with the United States-based telecommunications giant at its new $45m training facility. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

American telecommunications giant Verizon has secured a multiyear partnership with Indianapolis Motor Speedway to become the title sponsor of the Nascar Cup Series race on the IMS road course, starting …

US telecom giant furthers its venue installations of advanced mobile technology

Telecommunications giant a founding partner for trio of forthcoming venues

In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Patrick Keane, chief executive of the Action Network, which just completed a major deal in which it will be acquired by Danish sports betting media group Better Collective. Eric and Chris also discuss Verizon’s deal to sell its digital media assets to Apollo Global Management, Genius Sports’ furious run of dealmaking that includes a $200m agreement to acquire data tracking and visualization company Second Spectrum, new Covid-19 protocols in New York state that allow normal seating at outdoor stadiums for vaccinated fans, and recent turmoil surrounding the National Hockey League’s New York Rangers.

US telecom giant, parent of Yahoo Sports, largely exiting digital media business

The National Basketball Association's Philadelphia 76ers have struck a multiyear partnership with American mobile giant Verizon, which has been designated the exclusive mobile 5G partner for the team.

Mobile carrier to reach 28 NFL venues with advanced network by end of 2021

US telecommunications giant Verizon has secured the naming rights to the Phoenix Suns' new $45m state-of-the-art training facility as part of an expanded partnership with the National Basketball Association…