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MP & Silva Agrees To NBA Media Rights Deal In Latin America For '14-15 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 02 / 14

MP & Silva has agreed to a partnership with the NBA, which will see it distribute NBA programming across selected territories in Latin America. This new agreement builds on the previous contract to distribute NBA rights in Scandinavia. Under the terms of the new agreement, MP & Silva will di...

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