[Rakuten Co., Ltd.] Rakuten and NBA to deliver all games from the 2019-20 season with the new service “NBA Rakuten”


Rakuten, Inc. Rakuten and NBA to deliver all games from the 2019-20 season with the new service “ NBA Rakuten ” -In addition to the distribution of each game, data such as official stats and the latest news are provided, and a live chat function is also installed- …………………………………………………………………………………………… Rakuten, Inc. (Headquarters: Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Chairman and President: Hiroshi Mikitani, hereinafter referred to as “Rakuten”) and NBA (National Basketball Association) will open on Wednesday, October 23, Japan time All games from 2019-20 season will be distributed on the new service “NBA Rakuten” (Note 1). The “Rakuten NBA Special” provided by Rakuten on “Rakuten TV” and NBA-related content, as well as the subscription service “NBA League Pass” provided by NBA, will be integrated into this service. It is scheduled. “NBA Rakuten” is a live chat function that allows you to watch NBA game videos and related video content, data such as NBA official stats of teams and players, view the latest news and original coverage articles, and enjoy matches together among fans NBA official video distribution service for Japan with the above. The video of each match is distributed live and video on demand, and can be viewed on smartphone apps and browsers. In addition, the new live chat function allows fans to talk in real time between matches. In addition to game videos, data, news, live chat, talk program “Our NBA” where hot NBA discussions will be held, and highlights of each game, in addition to thorough explanations of the program’s unique viewpoint, from beginners to NBA By using original content such as the daily program “NBA Information Bureau DAILY9” that you can enjoy, you can increase NBA. Enjoy it angularly. * Users can select and purchase from 4 plans (BASIC PASS), TEAM PASS, LEAGUE PASS, and Single Game (Note 2) according to the viewing format (Note 3). This service currently commemorates the launch of the service, and the “LEAGUE PASS” annual plan fee of 19,800 yen (including tax) that allows viewing of all games is a half price, and the games selected by “NBA Rakuten” are 9 games per week As mentioned above, we have implemented a campaign that frees the monthly plan fee of 990 yen (including tax) for “BASIC PASS”, which can be viewed with Japanese explanations, for the first month (Note 4). Rakuten and NBA entered into a partnership agreement in 2017, and NBA’s exclusive broadcast and distribution partner in Japan and global marketing partner, the fans of NBA, the world’s top basketball league, from all sides Has been delivered to. The two companies will continue to implement various services online and offline, including this service, to further expand the base of domestic NBA fans. (Note 1) To use, registration as a Rakuten member (free) is required. (Note 2) “Single Game” can be purchased on the browser and viewed with the app. We plan to support purchases from the app. (Note 3) Number of games and videos that can be viewed vary depending on the plan. See the special page for details. Some videos, news articles, official stats, etc. can be viewed for free. (Note 4) For details of the campaign, please see the special page.
■ Overview of “NBA Rakuten” ・ Special page: tv.rakuten.co.jp/static/nba/rakuten/2019/ ・ Browser version: nba.rakuten.co.jp/ ・ Dedicated smartphone app: (Google play) play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.co.rakuten.nba (IOS) apps.apple.com/app/id1436684275 Google play [Image 1

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* For other devices that can be viewed, please see here (https://tv.rakuten.co.jp/nba/).
■ “NBA Rakuten” smartphone app screen image Home Screen [Image 3

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For more information about this release(Japanese):
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