WNBA Continues to Grow Globally,
Will Appear on Television in 198 Countries

-- 2006 WNBA Season Global Broadcast Summary --

WNBA Global TV Distribution
During the 2006 season, 79 telecasters will broadcast programming to 198 countries in 34 languages.

In addition to the return of many of our television partners from the 2005 season, the WNBA entered first-time agreements with telecasters in many markets, including: China (Guangzhou TV, Nusports.cn), Mexico (TVC, NBA TV-PCTV), Middle East (NBA TV-Orbit), Serbia & Montenegro (Sport Klub), Venezuela (NBA TV-Intercable), Iceland (NBA TV-Island Digital) and Bahamas (NBA TV-Cable Bahamas).

Broadcast Languages
In 2006, WNBA programming will be broadcast in the following 34 languages:

Albanian Finnish Portuguese
Arabic Flemish Russian
Armenian French Serbian
Bahasa Melayu Galician Slovak
Basque Greek Spanish
Belarussian Hebrew Swedish
Bulgarian Hindi Tagalog
Cantonese Japanese Thai
Catalan Korean Turkish
Czech Mandarin Ukrainian
Danish Norwegian
English Polish

2006 WNBA Highlights
This year's record global television distribution for the 2006 WNBA season breaks last year's reach of 193 countries in 31 languages through 68 telecasters.

Complete Summary:

Country / Territory Telecaster Country / Territory Telecaster
Afghanistan AFN Sports French Polynesia Sport +
Albania Telesport / AFN Sports Gabon Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Algeria ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports Gambia Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Andorra NBA+ (Canal+ Deporte 2) Georgia AFN Sports
Angola TPA / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Germany AFN Sports
Anguilla ESPN Latin America Ghana Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Antarctica Sport + / AFN Sports Greece AFN Sports
Antigua and Barbuda ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports Greenland AFN Sports
Argentina ESPN Latin America / ESPN+ / AFN Sports Grenada ESPN Latin America
Armenia Armenia TV / AFN Sports Guadeloupe Sport + / ESPN Latin America
Aruba ESPN Latin America Guam ESPN Asia / AFN Sports
Australia ESPN-I / AFN Sports Guatemala ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports
Austria AFN Sports Guinea Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Bahamas ESPN Latin America / NBA TV (Cable Bahamas) / AFN Sports Guinea Bissau Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Bahrain ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports Guyana ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports
Bangladesh ESPN India / AFN Sports Haiti ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports
Barbados ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports Honduras ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports
Belarus First National TV Channel / AFN Sports Hong Kong ESPN Hong Kong / NBA TV (Hong Kong Cable) / AFN Sports
Belgium Prime Sport 1 / Prime Sport 2 / Be1 / Be1+1H / Be Sport 1 / Be Sport 2 / AFN Sports Hungary AFN Sports
Belize ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports Iceland NBA TV (Island Digital) / AFN Sports
Benin Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports India ESPN India / AFN Sports
Bermuda ESPN Latin America Indonesia ESPN Asia / AFN Sports
Bolivia ESPN Latin America / ESPN+ / AFN Sports Iran ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit)
Bonaire ESPN Latin America Iraq ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports
Bosnia and Herzegovina AFN Sports Ireland AFN Sports
Botswana ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Israel Sport 5 / Sport 5+ / ESPN Israel / AFN Sports
Brazil ESPN Latin America / ESPN Brasil / AFN Sports Italy AFN Sports
Brunei ESPN Asia / AFN Sports Jamaica Channels 4 & 9 (CVM) / ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports
Bulgaria Diema+ / Diema 2 / AFN Sports Japan NHK Broadcast Network / NHK BS-I / J sports ESPN / AFN Sports
Burkina Faso Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Jordan ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports
Burundi ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Kazakhstan AFN Sports
Cambodia ESPN Asia / AFN Sports Kenya ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Cameroon Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Kuwait ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports
Canada Raptors NBA TV Laos ESPN Asia
Cape Verde Sport + / AFN Sports Latvia AFN Sports
Cayman Islands ESPN Latin America Lebanon ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports
Central African Republic Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Lesotho ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Chad Sport + / ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports Liberia Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Chile ESPN Latin America / ESPN+ / AFN Sports Libya ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit)
China CCTV5 / Guangdong Cable Sports / Shandong TV / Fujian TV / Hubei TV / Liaoning TV / Guangzhou TV / Nusports.cn / AFN Sports Lithuania AFN Sports
Colombia ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports Luxembourg Be1 / Be1+1H / Be Sport 1 / Be Sport 2 / AFN Sports
Congo Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Macedonia AFN Sports
Costa Rica ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports Madagascar ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Cote d'Ivoire Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Malawi ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Croatia AFN Sports Malaysia AFN Sports
Cuba ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports Mali Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Curacao ESPN Latin America Malta AFN Sports
Cyprus LTV / Alfa TV / AFN Sports Marshall Islands AFN Sports
Czech Republic TV Galaxie Sport / AFN Sports Martinique Sport + / ESPN Latin America
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Mauritania Sport + / ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports
Denmark Canal+ / Canal+ Sport / AFN Sports Mauritius Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Diego Garcia AFN Sports Mexico TVC / NBA TV (PCTV) / ESPN Latin America / ESPN Dos / AFN Sports
Djibouti ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) Micronesia ESPN-I / AFN Sports
Dominica ESPN Latin America Monaco Sport + / NBA+ (Canal Sat)
Dominican Republic Channel 37 (CDN) / ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports Mongolia ESPN Asia / AFN Sports
Ecuador ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports Montserrat ESPN Latin America
Egypt ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports Morocco ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports
El Salvador ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports Mozambique TVM / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Equatorial Guinea Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Myanmar (Burma) ESPN Asia / AFN Sports
Eritrea ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Namibia ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Estonia AFN Sports Nauru ESPN-I
Ethiopia ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Nepal ESPN India / AFN Sports
Fiji ESPN-I / AFN Sports Netherlands AFN Sports
Finland Canal+ / Canal+ Sport / AFN Sports New Caledonia Sport + / ESPN Asia
France Sport + / NBA+ (Canal Sat) / AFN Sports New Zealand ESPN-I / AFN Sports
French Guiana Sport + / ESPN Latin America Nicaragua ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports
Niger Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Sri Lanka ESPN India / AFN Sports
Nigeria Silverbird TV / Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports St. Barthelemy ESPN Latin America
Norway Canal+ / Canal+ Sport / AFN Sports St. Kitts & Nevis ESPN Latin America
Oman ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports St. Lucia ESPN Latin America
Pakistan ESPN India / AFN Sports St. Martin ESPN Latin America
Palau ESPN-I / AFN Sports St. Vincent and the Grenadines ESPN Latin America
Panama ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports Sudan ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit)
Papua New Guinea ESPN Asia / AFN Sports Suriname ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports
Paraguay ESPN Latin America / ESPN+ / AFN Sports Swaziland ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Peru ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports Sweden Canal+ / Canal+ Sport / AFN Sports
Philippines RPN9 / Solar Sports Channel / ESPN Philippines / NBA TV (Solar Sports) / AFN Sports Switzerland AFN Sports
Poland Canal+ / Canal+ Niebieski / Canal+ Zolti / AFN Sports Syria ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports
Portugal Sport TV 1 / Sport TV 2 / AFN Sports Tahiti ESPN-I
Puerto Rico TELE-ORO Channel 13 / AFN Sports Taiwan ESPN Taiwan
Qatar ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports Tanzania ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Reunion Sport + / ESPN Africa Thailand AFN Sports
Romania AFN Sports Togo Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Russia NTV Plus Sport / NBA TV (NTV Plus) / AFN Sports Trinidad & Tobago ESPN Latin America / AFN Sports
Rwanda ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Tunisia ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports
Samoa ESPN-I / AFN Sports Turkey CNBC-E / NBA TV (Turkish Telecom Kablo) / AFN Sports
Sao Tome and Principe Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Uganda ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Saudi Arabia ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports Ukraine Megasport / UTV1 / AFN Sports
Senegal Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports United Arab Emirates ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports
Serbia & Montenegro Sport Klub / AFN Sports United Kingdom AFN Sports
Seychelles ESPN Africa / AFN Sports United States ABC / ESPN / ESPN2 / NBA TV
Sierra Leone Sport + / ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Uruguay ESPN Latin America / ESPN+ / AFN Sports
Singapore ESPN Asia / AFN Sports Vatican AFN Sports
Slovakia TV Galaxie Sport / AFN Sports Venezuela ESPN Latin America / NBA TV (Intercable) / AFN Sports
Slovenia AFN Sports Vietnam AFN Sports
Somalia ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) Virgin Islands (British) ESPN Latin America
South Africa ESPN Africa / AFN Sports Yemen ESPN Orbit / NBA TV (Orbit) / AFN Sports
South Korea AFN Sports Zambia ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Spain NBA+ (Canal+ Deporte 2) / AFN Sports Zimbabwe ESPN Africa / AFN Sports
Countries: 198
Telecasters: 79
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