BeIN (Asia Pacific)
Rugby union digital media platform Rugbypass has stepped back from the rights market after putting its streaming business ambitions on pause, resulting in falls in the value of Six Nations and European Professional Club Rugby rights it previously held, in replacement deals in the Asia-Pacific region.
Sky New Zealand has furthered its relationship with fellow pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports by agreeing a four-year deal to launch a co-branded football channel
Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster beIN has signed a deal to broadcast this year’s Rugby World Cup across nine Asian nations exclusively.
English Premier League rights are set to fall in value in yet more Asian markets, with weak competition triggering a 32 per cent drop in the value of its rights in Japan and the Philippines.
The beIN Media Group has so far been the main beneficiary of the DAZN Group’s decision to delay the launch of its OTT service in Southeast Asia.
Australian pay-television operator Foxtel is reportedly in carriage talks with pay-television broadcasters ESPN and beIN Sports to offer their international sports content via its new sports streaming…