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WTA Set For Launch Of New OTT Product After Seven Months Without Streaming Service

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 17

The WTA Tour on Monday will launch a standalone over-the-top network, dubbed WTA TV, which will stream nearly 2,000 matches from 55 tournaments. U.K.-based Perform Media, which owns the digital and linear rights for the WTA, will manage the OTT service. WTA matches until the end of last year were st...

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