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Malaysian pay-TV operator Astro has acquired domestic media rights to the country's top club football competitions in a three-year deal running from 2023 to 2025

Malaysian pay-TV operator Astro has introduced the beIN Sports Connect app to its internet connected set-top box to bolster its sports offering

The English Premier League and Malaysian pay-television operator Astro have hailed a “landmark ruling” after an eatery in Kuala Lumpur was found to have breached copyright laws by showing pirated sports broadcasts.

The head of sports at Malaysia's Astro tells SportBusiness Media about the pay-television broadcaster's evolving business

Premier League rights values will increase in Thailand and Indonesia from 2022-23 onward, but have gone down in Hong Kong and Malaysia.

Competition between budding pan-regional players SPOTV and Eleven helped the Badminton World Federation increase the value of its media-rights in a string of Asia-Pacific markets in a recent deal.

The English Premier League introduced several novel elements in its tender for media rights in Asia-Pacific markets for the new cycle, aimed at cracking what are expected to be some of its toughest sales territories.

Pan-regional sports broadcaster SPOTV has secured Badminton World Federation rights in several territories in Southeast Asia in a multi-year deal

Malaysia’s Sepak Takraw League (STL) will be shown in Hong Kong, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand on Eleven Sports’ OTT service Elevensports.com.

A volley of rights sales this year reallocated properties formerly held by pan-regional broadcaster Fox Sports Asia and began shaping a new sports broadcasting landscape in Asia-Pacific.

Nicholas John will replace the departing Lee Choong Khay as head of sport at Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro

Experienced sports television executive Lee Choong Khay (CK) is leaving Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro to become chief executive at the new Southeast Asian, pan-regional sports broadcaster…

The scramble to replace Fox Sports Asia helped the Football Marketing Asia agency secure a strong deal for Asian Football Confederation rights last month in several important Southeast Asia markets.

Malaysian pay-television platform Astro has acquired rights for Thai club football matches featuring Malaysian national team players Junior Eldstal and Dominic Tan

Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro has added three new channels to its offering: Astro SuperSport 5, Astro Arena 2 and SPOTV, a new sports channel

The Professional Triathletes Organisation and the IMG agency have sealed further broadcast deals for the Collins Cup competition in China, Malaysia, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam, along with launching…

Subscription sports journalism service The Athletic launched in Malaysia today and announced a marketing and content partnership with Astro, the market's leading sports broadcaster