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DAZN has sublicensed its rights to Spanish football’s LaLiga in Vietnam to local pay-television broadcaster SCTV from 2019-20 to 2022-23, substantially cutting its losses on the property after postponing plans to launch an OTT service in Southeast Asia. 

The value of rights in Vietnam for the Uefa European Championship increased by over 40 per cent in the latest deal with the incumbent public-service broadcaster VTV, covering the 2020 tournament, which is held every four years.

The English Premier League has avoided a dramatic decrease in the value of its rights in Vietnam after media group Canal Plus swooped in following the collapse of talks between the league and social media giant Facebook.

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.

Facebook has acquired English Premier League rights in Vietnam, its second deal for the league’s rights in a major Southeast Asian market.

Vietnamese state-run broadcaster VTV has acquired the media rights to the national team's 2022 Fifa World Cup away qualifier against Indonesia on October 15

Vietnamese public-service broadcaster VTV has acquired multi-platform rights to next year’s Uefa Euro 2020 national team football tournament.

Vietnamese telco FPT has acquired rights to this year’s editions of football tournaments the Copa América and International Champions Cup.

Media company Canal Plus Group, through its subsidiary K Plus, has acquired exclusive rights in Vietnam to football’s English Premier League. The three-season deal covers the 2019-20 to 2021-22 campaigns.

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The MP & Silva agency has recouped about 60 per cent of its investment in English Premier League rights in Vietnam from a deal with pay-television broadcaster K Plus.

News Corp’s deal for non-exclusive digital clips rights in Vietnam to the Fifa World Cup in Brazil was finalised about two hours before the opening match of the tournament kicked off.

Interview with Simon Greenberg, global head of rights for News Corp, on the company’s Asian clip rights strategy.

News Corp says it will succeed with sports clips where other media companies s have failed

The rights acquisitions behind News Corp’s BallBall app 

IMG Media concludes deals for Premier League rights in Vietnam and Japan

Big increase for value of Fifa World Cup rights in Vietnam in deal with MP & Silva agency

Silva finds radical solution to impasse in Indonesian market

IOC carves out five more Asian markets to handle in-house and further weaken ABU rights; Frustrated Barton blasts ABU

IMG may not be for sale. But the industry is assuming otherwise

League gets out of tight corner in Middle East with MP & Silva deal

Vietnam deal closes Asian sales

Dutaret says events business can grow despite the crisis

Feeding frenzy for Premier League rights continues in Asia; IMG Media and MP & Silva battle it out for Asian rights

Serie A values up by a quarter in Asia

How ESS will become more aggressive under News Corp; Difficult marriage from day one

IMG Media helps US Open land 50 per cent increase in Asian rights

IMG sees room for growth in China and South East Asia

Competition in Brazil helps Spanish Liga net 70% increase