PCCW (Hong Kong)

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Uefa, European football’s governing body, is thought to be close to a deal with telco PCCW for Euro 2020 rights in Hong Kong.

The value of Premier League rights in Hong Kong more than halved in the deal agreed last week with PCCW Media, owner of the Now TV pay-television service

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.

Digital streaming service LeSports has sold on its Fifa World Cup 2018 rights in Hong Kong at a significant discount as it plans to cease operations in the territory.

Chinese internet company LeTV Sports’s acquisition of English Premier League rights in Hong Kong is indicative of the company’s international ambitions.

Hong Kong media group PCCW Media has announced its acquisition of exclusive rights in the territory to the Uefa Euro 2020 national team football tournament

Telco PCCW has acquired exclusive rights to the English Premier League in Hong Kong in a new three-season deal, from 2019-20 to 2021-22

Pay-television operator i-Cable and telco PCCW last week agreed to share Uefa Champions League rights in Hong Kong from 2018-19

Hong Kong telco PCCW has agreed a partnership with pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports that will provide coverage of the Spanish LaLiga club football league through a new co-branded channel

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Pay-television platform i-Cable paid a significant increase to retain rights amid stiff competition for the Uefa Champions League in Hong Kong.

The acquisition last week by Hong Kong broadcaster TVB of the rights to the 2016 Olympic Games underlines the determination of the broadcaster to protect its dominant position in free-to-air television while making inroads into the pay-television market.

Uefa does good business for Euro 2016 in Sweden and Hong Kong

English Premier League international television rights expected to more than double in value since previous sale.