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Australian telco Optus will get another chance to stream a major international football tournament despite its troubled coverage of this year’s Fifa World Cup.

Australian telco Optus will pay an increase of just over 10 per cent for English Premier League media rights in a new cycle, TV Sports Markets understands

England’s Premier League this week completed the first set of deals across Asia for its rights in the 2016-17 to 2018-19 cycle, with mixed results. It saw significant increases in value from Australia and New Zealand, but a decline in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, while Malaysia and Myanmar are proving difficult.

Australian telco Optus has acquired rights for Japanese football's J.League in a three-year deal beginning with the 2020 season

Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Seven will team up with telco Optus to develop a channel to provide 4K ultra-high-definition coverage of next summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Rugby Australia has said it is in “general discussions with the broader market”, including Foxtel, amid reports the pay-television operator may end its long-running association with the sport’s national gover…

Telco Optus will trial the live streaming of Uefa Champions League and Europa League via social media platform Twitter and video-sharing website YouTube in what it claims is a first for football coverage…