Attendance at NFL games has been hurting as many fans opt to enjoy games in front of their HDTVs in their living room, so it would be understandable if the league opts to give people more reason to hang on to their season passes. However, Verizon is keen to hold on to this partnership, which it took over from Sprint in 2010. It was reportedly worth US$720 million when it was first announced, but now the deal price has climbed to $1 billion. NFL Mobile has been one of Verizon's most successful apps ever, not to mention one of the few branded apps it sells. The pair did not say whether games could be streamed over Verizon's LTE network. If so, the popular live events will be a real test of its new 4G network. For more
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