OFF THE PLATE: NOVEMBER 2008
(Nov. 7, 2008)—NEW YORK—Watching the 2008 presidential debates was just too easy thanks to sites like NBC.com, which enabled viewers to watch the events live online. Now, the NBA has its own brand of Web casts. NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband International is a subscription-based service giving fans in 20 countries access to a complete season of live games at NBA.com.
In a league that boasts an 82-game regular season, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband International will allow subscribers to watch more than 40 live NBA games on the Internet every week. With diversity among its players, the league's Web cast outreach will include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
“As the popularity of the NBA continues to grow around the world, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband International is another great way for fans in these countries to experience the excitement of our game,” says Attila Gazdag, Senior Vice President of Global Media Distribution for the NBA. “LEAGUE PASS is the perfect complement to our expansive television offering of NBA games and programming internationally and will allow fans to follow their favorite teams and players online, in addition to TV.”
Fans can subscribe to NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband International through several different package options, which include Full Season, Monthly and Daily, with a special Full Season price of $84.95 running now through Nov. 11.
Play-by-play announcing will be in English and will rebroadcast on NBA.com for 24 hours after they air. Some blackouts of live games will apply.
Learn more about NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband International at NBA.com.
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