Pay-TV Channel Canal+ Acquires Euroleague Broadcast Rights In Spain For Three Years
Pay-TV channel Canal+ has acquired the broadcasting rights for Euroleague Basketball in Spain for the next three seasons ('13-14, '14-15 and '15-16). Canal+ will have exclusive broadcast rights in Spain for Real Madrid and Unicaja Malaga, and will carry Barcelona and Laboral Kutxa Vitoria games at the state level. Through Canal+'s online service, Yomvi, users will be able to watch the Euroleague from anywhere using various devices including PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Samsung SmartTV, XBOX and Android smartphones and tablets. The Euroleague consists of 24 teams including Bayern Munich, CSKA Moscow, Panathinaikos Athens, Olympiacos Piraeus and Fenerbahce Istanbul (Canal+).
EUROSPORT PARTNERS WITH BBL: The British Basketball League confirmed British Eurosport as its official broadcast partner for '13-14. British Eurosport takes over as the exclusive U.K. rights holder for the BBL. Coverage will begin Nov. 9 at noon with a broadcast of the previous week's game between the Worcester Wolves and Plymouth Raiders. The broadcaster committed to 26 weekly shows during the season across multiple platforms (British Eurosport).