Press Release

Press Release
Jun 14 2022

Joymo visit Basketball Ireland as preparations for new streaming service continue

Basketball Ireland’s streaming partner, Joymo, visited the National Basketball Arena in Dublin last week, as preparations for the rollout of the over-the-top (OTT) platform for next season continues.

Every game from the and Super League and Division 1, along with the National Cup, will be streamed live from next season, with the OTT platform accessible via the Basketball Ireland website.

“It was fantastic being here in Dublin, kicking off out 5-year partnership. We really enjoyed the conversations we had with the team from Basketball Ireland. The onboarding of the teams has now begun and we are on track for season start. We look forward to seeing over 650 games livestreamed on Basketball Ireland's OTT platform.”

- Torill Lunde, Partnership Development Manager and Bjørnar Hansen, Revenue Operations Manager.  

Farouq Raheem (Killester), Torill Lunde, Jordan Blount (C&S Neptune), Lorcan Murphy (Griffith College Templeogue), Bjornar Hansen and Josh Wilson (DBS Éanna) 

Nathaniel Cope, Basketball Ireland's Head of Communications, Media and Digital, added:

“It was wonderful to welcome Torill and Bjørnar to Ireland, as we begin to devise and implement our plans for the launch of this OTT service. We’ve started the process to get our clubs up to speed, with training due to take place imminently, while Joymo are also busy building and designing the OTT platform infastructure, among other things. Over 650 games will be streamed each season and it’s a project we’re hugely excited about.”

Claire Melia (The Address UCC Glanmire), Dayna Finn (Trinity Meteors), Edel Thornton (Singleton SuperValu Brunell), Rachel Huijsdens (DCU Mercy).

A range of ticketing options will be available to those wishing to sign up to the new OTT platform, including individual game passes and an all-game season pass, giving fans the chance to follow their favourite club and never miss a minute of basketball action.

Full pricing details to be announced at a later date.