According to a recent report by the New York Times, Twitter could be coming to the Apple TV, Twitter recently won the rights to stream NFL games live.
Twitter is apparently in discussions with Apple about bringing these live streamed games to the Apple TV.
Twitter has directed [Chief Financial Officer] Mr. [Anthony] Noto, a former Goldman Sachs banker with deep ties to the sports media industry, to lead the charge on live streaming and has assigned an engineering team to create its streaming video player. Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive, considers streaming a critical component of the company’s focus on “live” experiences, along with Periscope, its app that allows smartphone users to live-stream video.
To bolster the effort, Twitter is in talks with Apple to bring the Twitter app to Apple TV, which would potentially let millions of Apple TV users watch the streaming N.F.L. games, according to the two people briefed on the discussions.
As soon as we get more details on when Twitter will be bringing Thursday Night Football to the Apple TV, we will let you guys know.Filed Under: Apple, Top News