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FA Partners With Online Video Distribution Company Little Dot Studios

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 23 / 18

The FA announced a partnership with Little Dot Studios, according to SOCCEREX. The online video distribution and production company will provide channel and video management services across the FA's social channels, with the aim of growing the organization's presence on YouTube, "strengthening its d...

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