Free-to-air television channels True4U, Amarin TV and Channel 5 have secured rights in Thailand to national team football tournament the 2018 Fifa World Cup.
Thai digital terrestrial broadcaster PPTV has acquired rights to the MotoGP motorcycling championship.
Social media company Facebook has beaten an incumbent pay-television broadcaster to media rights of a flagship property for the first time, TV Sports Markets understands.
The Asian Football Confederation has agreed a four-year extension to its rights deal with Thai commercial broadcaster BBTV.
Thai pay-television operator TrueVisions has acquired rights to broadcast a host of leading club football competitions, including the English Premier League, through deals with pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports and Fox Networks Group, the broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox.
Media company BEC World has acquired rights in Thailand for events operated by the FIVB, the global governing body of volleyball.
Thai pay-television operator Cable Thai Holdings, a major sports broadcaster in the country, is set to close by the end of the month, according to the Bangkok Post.
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, Thailand's broadcasting regulator, is seeking THB150m (€3.8m/$4.4m) in additional funding to support a bid by a group of domestic broadcasters to acquire rights to the 2016 Olympic Games.
Thai streaming platform PPTV has acquired rights for football’s English Premier League in a sublicensing deal with beIN Media Group.
Thai peer-to-peer video streaming platform PPTV has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television operator Cable Thai Holdings for rights to English Premier League football matches.
TrueVisions will “fight to the end” to dislodge rival Thai pay-television operator Cable Thai Holdings as the rights-holder for football’s English Premier League, according to Suphachai Chearavanont, the president and chief executive of the broadcaster’s parent company, True Corporation.
The Infront Sports & Media agency has closed multi-year rights agreements with three members of the Asian Football Confederation.
Thai peer-to-peer video streaming platform PPTV has agreed a sub-licencing deal with pay-television operator GMM Z to broadcast live games from football’s German Bundesliga through the remainder of the 2014-15 season.
Thailand's military junta has told the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission to broker a deal for coverage of all 64 matches during football’s 2014 Fifa World Cup to be available on free-to-air television.