Taipei, Line Today, a news sharing function under the instant communications app LINE, announced Friday that it will live stream the 2018 William Jones Cup basketball tournament that kicks off Saturday.
A total of 46 games will be streamed for its users.
Line Today will stream of all the men's games from July 14-22 and stream two women's games a day, focused on teams from Taiwan, during the women's tournament starting on July 25.
According to the list of participants displayed on the tournament's official website, Taiwan has entered both a white and blue team for the men's and women's divisions.
Other teams competing in the tournament include Lithuania, Japan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Canada, Iran and South Korea in the men's division and New Zealand, India, South Korea and Japan in the women's division.
It is not the first time Line Today has live streamed basketball, having started in November 2017 to live stream games from the National Basketball Association (NBA).
A total of 5.75 million users watched the NBA playoffs that began in April on Line Today, and the 2018 NBA finals drew 460,000 viewers, who spent an average 30 minutes per view.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel
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