GENEVA AND BARCELONA, 11 September 2019 – Eurovision Services (ES), the first-choice media services provider for media organizations and sports federations around the world, has reached an agreement with the Asociación de Clubes de Baloncesto (ACB) to distribute the Spanish basketball league matches for the 2019/2020 season to rightsholding broadcasters worldwide.
The agreement covers the Liga Endesa, Copa del Rey and Super Cup for a total of some 100 matches between September 2019 and May 2020.
“We are pleased that ACB has chosen to deliver their events over the Eurovision Global Network to rightsholders around the world. Our satellite and fibre network, complemented by internet and wireless technologies, is renowned for bringing top-quality live events to the media community,” says Michele Gosetti, Head of Global Sales at Eurovision Services.
Joan Manel Carreras, ACB’s Director of Business Development, comments: “We are looking forward to working with Eurovision Services during the upcoming season. It’s our top priority to provide our rightsholding broadcasters with top-quality signals, using the prime satellites in each geographical region. We are confident that Eurovision Services will ensure a reliable service and support our transmission takers.”
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ACB (Asociacion de Clubes de Baloncesto) is a 37 year-old basketball organization that runs the three major basketball competitions in Spain: Liga Endesa, Supercopa Endesa and Copa del Rey. Liga Endesa, a 34-round league in which the top 8 teams qualify for the Playoff with the goal of becoming Spanish champion, is widely considered the best national league in the world besides the NBA.