Viasat extends NBA rights deal in Eastern Europe

Pay-television broadcaster Viasat has extended a rights deal in Russia, the CIS countries and Georgia for the North American NBA basketball league.

The length of the “long-term” deal, which includes the 2014-15 season, was not disclosed.

The coverage will continue to be shown on the Viasat Sport and Viasat Sport HD channels.

Viasat has shown in the territories since acquiring rights for the second half of the 2012-13 season.