Finland's Elisa commits to show Spanish basketball until 2021
Elisa, the Finnish telecoms operator, has concluded a new multi-year deal to broadcast top-level Spanish basketball.
The agreement with clubs body the ACB covers the elite Liga Endesa and the Copa del Rey and Supercopa Endesa competitions in the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, as well as the ongoing 2018-19 campaign.
Two games per week and the weekly magazine show The Fifth Quarter are being shown on the multi-platform entertainment system Elisa Viihde, building on the coverage in previous years.
Elisa Viihde subscription services are available in over 300,000 homes in Finland.
Interest in Spanish basketball has been spurred by the presence of various Finnish internationals in Sasu Salin (Unicaja), Emir Sulejmanovic (Cafés Candelas Breogán) and recent signing Erik Murphy (BAXI Manresa).