Thailand

Thai telecoms operator Advanced Info Service (AIS) has secured broadcast rights to the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo in a deal struck with Thai agency Plan B Media

Global agency to aid FA Thailand as next cycle of media rights for property begins in January

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

Thai pay-television broadcaster TrueVisions has acquired exclusive rights in the country to football’s English Premier League. The three-year deal covers the 2019-20 to 2021-22 seasons.

Talks between the English Premier League and social media platform Facebook to finalise two media-rights deals in Asia have collapsed, SportBusiness Media understands

Thai media company True Group has posted a net profit of THB385m (€10.4m/$11.7

Research by the Coalition Against Piracy of the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has found that as many as 45 per cent of Thai consumers use a television box that can be used to stream pirated content

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

Facebook Watch, the social media company’s streaming service, will roll out globally a year after it launched in the US.

The Football Association of Thailand and its media-rights sales adviser, the Octagon agency, expect a competitive market to deliver a revenue increase of over a third in their forthcoming tender for domestic and international rights to club and home-fixture national team events for the 2021-28 cycle.

After two failed negotiations in an uncompetitive environment, the English Premier League has completed a deal in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos with pay-television broadcaster TrueVisions that will see the value of its rights halve.

Facebook has finally emerged as a major player in the global sports rights-market Acquisition strategy is highly targeted, with India and Latin America among priorities

The Infront agency has already exceeded its guarantee to Fifa for rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups across Asia with rights to the 2022 tournament still to sell in all but its most-valuable market, China, TV Sports Markets understands.

Online streaming service iflix has agreed a partnership with pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports that will deliver live English Premier League and Spanish LaLiga football to its customers in Cambodia,…

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.

Thai pay-television broadcaster RS has renewed a rights deal for the UFC mixed martial arts series.

The Lagardère Sports agency has agreed a deal to distribute global media rights to events organised by the Football Association of Thailand.

Sales processes have been launched for the rights in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia to Uefa national team football properties.

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.

Thailand’s Supreme Administrative Court has today ruled against the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission’s (NBTC) bid to force RS International, a subsidiary of Taiwanese music and entertainment firm RS, to provide all games from the 2014 Fifa World Cup national team football tournament on free-to-air television.

TrueVisions has acquired rights in Thailand for football’s 2014 Fifa World Cup in a sublicensing deal with rival pay-television operator RS International.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired the rights to the Uefa Champions League and Europa League club competitions in Indonesia, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia for the three seasons covering 2015-16 to 2017-18.

The 2014 Fifa World Cup is set to remain entirely on pay-television in Thailand after the country’s Central Administrative Court ruled the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission must exclude the football tournament’s final from its ‘must carry’ list of sporting events.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has secured a carriage deal in Thailand on pay-television operator TrueVisions.

Pay-television operator Cable Thai Holdings has acquired exclusive media rights in Thailand for WWE wrestling entertainment programming.

Thailand’s Siam Sport Syndicate agency has said it is keen to secure a digital-terrestrial television licence to launch the country’s first free-to-air sports news channel.