South-East Asia

Vietnamese telco Viettel secured rights to the 2024 Uefa European Championship after agreeing to pay a slight increase on the previous fee, SportBusiness Media has learned.

TrueVisions has secured rights to all matches from Euro 2024, with the Thai pay-TV broadcaster having also shown all matches from the previous edition in a last-minute deal.

The Vietcontent agency secured exclusive rights to Uefa club competitions in Vietnam from 2024-25 to 2026-27 after agreeing to pay a hefty uplift.

Fifa has launched a tender process in Indonesia for media rights to the next two men’s and women’s World Cups, with the country optimistic about its qualification for the 2026 edition after defeating Vie…

Thailand has never qualified for the men’s World Cup and the NBTC reportedly now sees the tournament as being fair game for pay-television broadcasters.

DAZN is to exclusively offer additional live feeds from the PGA Tour across 27 countries in the Middle East and North Africa and Southeast Asia, and will also distribute the Tour’s FAST (free ad-supported streaming TV) Channel.

The Vietcontent agency has acquired rights to Uefa club competitions in Vietnam from 2024-25 to 2026-27, SportBusiness understands.

Singaporean telco Singtel is considering disposing of a significant stake in its Australian business Optus to a Canadian private equity firm, but plans for a full sale have been vehemently denied by the firm.

The sports industry should pay more attention to football in Indonesia, given the country is the fourth most populous in the world, is projected to have a top five economy by 2050, and is wildly passionate…

Sports broadcaster SPOTV has acquired rights to Major League Baseball (MLB) across eight territories in Southeast Asia.

Team Marketing has gone to market simultaneously with Uefa club competition broadcast rights in 13 different Asian countries and territories as it begins to wrap up the 2024-27 sales cycle

Tom Broom, one of the agency sector's most experienced media executives in the Asia-Pacific region, is to leave IMG after more than two decades at the Endeavor-owned company, SportBusiness has learned

Infront has negotiated an exclusive Euro 2024 broadcast deal in Indonesia with media conglomerate MNC Group

The NBA has reinforced its position as the most valuable sports league in the Philippines with increased revenues through two-year deals, with an option for a third year, with Cignal and Setanta Sports.

Formula E is racing to land a new free-to-air broadcaster in Germany in time for the start of the 2024 season after ProSiebenSat.1 ended its deal despite having seemingly agreed terms on a contract extension

Pay-television broadcaster Setanta Sports has secured NBA rights in the Philippines, which will form a key pillar of its portfolio in the country following its launch last year

Times Internet, owner of cricket-dedicated broadcaster Willow, has secured exclusive Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) rights in North America, the Middle East and North Africa, and Southeast…

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has hailed the importance of the English Premier League to its audience, after retaining exclusive rights in France just as domestic rights to Ligue 1 are on the market