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NBA secures Indian rights deal with Viacom18

The NBA has agreed a multi-year partnership in India with broadcaster Viacom18. The broadcaster – a joint-venture between ViacomCBS and Network 18 – will present coverage of the leading basketball league in English and Hindi via TV channels Vh1 and MTV. Coverage will also be streamed via Voot and JioTV. The deal includes coverage of […]

BeIN extends MENA NBA deal

BeIN Media has extended its rights deal for the NBA in MENA. The renewal extends a partnership which has seen BeIN be the basketball league’s exclusive broadcast partner in the region for 14 years. The broadcaster will air more than 400 live NBA games each season in the MENA region, with coverage provided in English, […]

BeIN Sports extends NBA deal in France, streams Australian Open qualifiers in Doha

The US National Basketball Association (NBA) and Middle East pay TV broadcaster beIN Sports’ French unit have agreed a multiyear expansion of their eight years-long broadcast and digital partnership. As part of the agreement beIN Sports will also continue to host the NBA’s official online destination in France. As part of the new partnership, beIN […]

NBA in talks with Disney over using ESPN facility for games

The US National Basketball Association (NBA) has confirmed that it is talks with Disney that could see the NBA season, which has been frozen by the coronavirus lockdown, resume exclusively at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida. “The NBA, in conjunction with the National Basketball Players Association, is engaged in exploratory conversations […]

NBA teams up with Microsoft for D2C streaming service

The US National Basketball Association (NBA) has teamed up with Microsoft to launch a new direct-to-consumer streaming service as part of a multiyear alliance between the sports body and the tech giant. Microsoft and NBA Digital – an outfit co-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports – will create the planned direct-to-consumer platform on Microsoft […]

Sports bodies call on US to keep Saudi Arabia on piracy priority list

FIFA, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), UEFA and a range of US sports bodies have called on the US government to keep Saudi Arabia on its priority watchlist on the eve of a review into the Kingdom’s piracy activities.  The United States Trade Representative (USTR) office is currently holding public hearings in its annual review […]

DAZN close to Spanish NBA deal, claims report

Sports streamer DAZN is reportedly close to usurping Telefónica as the rights holder to the NBA in Spain. According to Palco23, DAZN is in advanced talks with the basketball league to become its principle rights holder. The outlet estimates the value of DAZN’s offer at approximately €9 million per season, an increase from Telefónica’s €7.8 […]

NBA launches NBA TV OTT service

US Basketball league the NBA has launched an OTT subscription service. The WarnerMedia-owned NBA TV, which was previously only available as a linear channel, will be available for US$6.99 per month or US$59.99 per year through NBA.com and the NBA app. It offers more than 100 out-of-market live games per season along with additional games […]

NBA extends partnership with NextVR

American sports league the NBA has extended and expanded its agreement with VR firm NextVR. From October 26, NextVR will feature one game a week in virtual reality to subscribers of the NBA League Pass streaming service within the NextVR app. This will expand to feature weekly game broadcasts, full game replays, highlights and other […]

Tencent and NBA renew China deal

The National Basketball Association and Chinese giant Tencent have announced a five-year expansion of their existing partnership. The deal will see Tencent provide extensive NBA coverage on its platforms through the 2024-25 NBA season, including live NBA games, NBA programming and interactive fan experiences. Tencent is currently the NBA’s largest partner outside the US, and […]

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