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Canal Plus starts broadcasting NBA games in Africa

Friday 2 January 2015 | 13:55 CET | News
From 1 January, French pay TV group Canal Plus will start broadcasting US basketball games from the NBA on its Canal Plus and Canal Plus Sport channels in around 20 African countries, including Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire and Cameroon, Agence Ecofin reports. Three matches are programmed for the first day, including two pre-recorded games. During the rest of the year, two games will be offered every week, on Wednesday and Thursday nights. Canal Plus will also run the weekly 'Canal NBA' programme. This is a return of the NBA to Canal Plus, which stopped airing its games in 2012. The TV rights for

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Plus
Countries: Africa
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