EuroBasket Broadcast Live Online      FIBA EUROPE 14 September 2005  

MediaZone, a leading global online broadcasting provider of licensed video and audio content, and FIBA Europe, today announced their partnership to offer EuroBasket 2005 Basketball exclusively live online at

MediaZone is presenting the live broadband broadcast of 36 games including all of the First Round and Elimination Round games, as well as the Quarter-finals, Semi-finals, Bronze and Gold Medals games of this year’s EuroBasket from Serbia-Montenegro. Basketball fans will be able to watch the premiere European basketball teams representing 16 countries compete for this year’s championship title. MediaZone is the exclusive broadband distributor of the competition in many countries, including: the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, China, Japan and many other countries. For a complete list of territories which are unable to purchase this event, please go to

All 36 games can be pre-ordered for the price of $19.99 (USD) prior to September 16, 2005.

The price will increase to $24.99 on September 16, 2005. The high-quality live stream and download of the event will also be available for $4.99 (USD) per game for the First Round and Elimination Round games, $7.99 (USD) for each Quarter-final game and $9.99 for each Semi-final game, the Bronze medal game and the Gold medal game.

FIBA Europe has chosen MediaZone as its broadband distribution partner because of its ability to offer a complete turnkey solution of delivering and marketing paid media coupled with full content security, billing and customer care. “We are very happy to have the chance to work with market leader MediaZone. EuroBasket 2005 is the highlight of our calendar and promises to be a great event. This partnership will allow us to share that with a global audience and we are very excited at that prospect,” said Nar Zanolin, FIBA Europe Secretary General.  “MediaZone is thrilled to partner with FIBA Europe to bring the live coverage of this prestigious competition on a global basis,” said Michelle Wu, Chief Operating Officer of MediaZone. “EuroBasket 2005 is an exciting addition to our library of live sports programming. We look forward to deepening our partnership with FIBA Europe on future broadcasts and providing more high-quality live sporting events to our ever growing audience.”

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