Philippines

The NBA basketball league has extended partnerships with digital services and telecommunications providers Globe Telecom, Smart Communications and PLDT to distribute its NBA League Pass subscription service…

Filipino pay-television operators Cignal and Sky have entered a joint offer for rights to the NBA following the closure of the North American basketball league’s long-term home in the country.

Philippines-based pay-television broadcasters Basketball TV and NBA Premium TV will cease broadcasting operations from October 1, it has been announced today (Wednesday)

Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster beIN has signed a deal to broadcast this year’s Rugby World Cup across nine Asian nations exclusively.

Commercial broadcaster TV5 and pay-television provider Cignal TV have acquired host broadcast rights in the Philippines for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

The Mediapro agency has agreed a deal with beIN Sports for rights to the Sina 3x3 Golden League Finals basketball tournament in 12 countries across Asia-Pacific

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao has accused Top Rank of failing to pay him his portion of a US media rights fee earned from a bout with Lucas Matthysse in July.

US wrestling organisation WWE has expanded a rights partnership with free-to-air Filipino broadcaster 5.

The Philippines Football League has entered into a multi-year partnership with sports and betting-related services company Sportradar, through which it will launch its own video and streaming platform.

Filipino pay-television broadcaster Solar Entertainment Corporation withdrew from talks to renew its long-held rights to the National Basketball Association last week after deciding the property had become too expensive, SportBusiness Media understands.

English Premier League rights are set to fall in value in yet more Asian markets, with weak competition triggering a 32 per cent drop in the value of its rights in Japan and the Philippines.

The value of Ultimate Fighting Championship rights has fallen in the Philippines, but local sources say the result is still a good one for the promotion and its owner, IMG, given current market dynamics

Fiba, Euroleague and other basketball rights-holders pool rights for B2C web offering

Filipino media company ABS-CBN has struck a sublicensing deal with Thailand-based media company Triple CH to show free-to-air coverage of three of football’s top competitions.

International sports broadcaster ESPN has returned to the Philippines after agreeing a partnership with commercial broadcaster TV5.

Filipino media company ABS-CBN has renewed a rights deal for the One Championship mixed martial arts series.

Filipino media company ABS-CBN has acquired rights to the upcoming world welterweight boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn.

The CAA Eleven agency has launched tenders in six markets for rights to Uefa national team football properties.

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has agreed a rights deal in the Philippines with commercial broadcaster TV5.

Twitter has signed up Globe Telecom of the Philippines as an advertising partner for the social media platform’s live-streaming coverage of the NBA basketball league.

Golf’s Asian Tour has awarded rights for the 2016 Manila Masters to pay-television provider Cignal TV in the Philippines.

Filipino media company ABS-CBN has acquired rights for the One Championship mixed martial arts series.

Mixed martial arts series the Ultimate Fighting Championship has entered into a multi-year partnership with Philippine telecommunications company Smart.

Commercial broadcaster TV5 has acquired rights in the Philippines for the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts series.

Commercial broadcaster TV5 has acquired rights in the Philippines for the 2015 edition of the International Premier Tennis League exhibition tournament.

The Fox International Channels broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox has linked up with several Asian media companies to make its Fox Sports content available on an OTT basis in the region.

Pay-television broadcaster Solar Sports has sublicensed rights in the Philippines for the upcoming world welterweight boxing clash between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Junior to free-to-air broadcasters ABS-CBN, GMA-7 and TV5.

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired exclusive rights for the highly anticipated welterweight world championship unification boxing clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao on May 2.

Filipino telecommunications company Globe Telecom has agreed a multi-year deal with the North American NBA basketball league to jointly develop and distribute various video content services in the Philippines.

The Fox International Channels broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox has completed the rebranding of its sports channels airing in the Philippines.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has expanded its reach in the Filipino market by launching its beIN Sports 1 channel through cable television provider SkyCable.

Filipino commercial broadcaster ABS-CBN has replaced free-to-air youth lifestyle channel Studio 23 with a new sports channel.

Sports5, the sports arm of commercial broadcaster TV5, has acquired rights in the Philippines for the Olympic Games.

Uefa, football’s European governing body, will relaunch the sales process for the media rights in the Philippines to the European qualifiers for the Euro 2016 and 2018 Fifa World Cup international football competitions, along with France’s hosting of Euro 2016, on January 7.

Uefa, football’s European governing body, has postponed the sales process for the media rights in the Philippines to the European qualifiers for the Euro 2016 and 2018 Fifa World Cup international football competitions.

The CAA Eleven agency has launched invitations to tender for the media rights in the Netherlands to European qualifiers for the Uefa Euro 2016 and 2018 Fifa World Cup national team football tournaments.

Al Jazeera-owned pay-television broadcaster beIN Sport will continue its expansion into the Asian market tomorrow with the launch of two channels on Filipino cable television provider SkyCable.