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SMG agrees new deal with Setanta

SMG has announced that its stv Ventures business has secured a two-year deal with satellite sports broadcaster Setanta Sports.

This agreement will mean a continuation of its strategic partnership that SMG and Setanta have continued since 2004.

The new deal begins in August 2008 for the 2008-2009 football season and continues for the duration of the 2009-2010 season. SMG will provide broadcast and production services for Setanta from its headquarters in Pacific Quay Glasgow.

Rob Woodward, chief executive of SMG said: “This is a continuation of an exciting strategic partnership for us and represents an upside to our 2008 Ventures budget. We have had a successful four-year relationship with Setanta and look forward to providing top quality broadcast services in the future.”

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