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Facebook Gets Exclusive English/Portuguese Streaming Rights To Two ESL Properties

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 19 / 18

Facebook has acquired the exclusive English and Portuguese-language streaming rights to two major esports properties -- the ESL Pro League and ESL One circuit. YouTube previously had the English-language rights to the Pro League. The deal covers four seasons -- or two years -- of Pro League action, ...

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