PCCW (Hong Kong)
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.
Hong Kong telecommunications company PCCW has acquired non-exclusive rights for the Uefa Euro 2016 national football team tournament.
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 telecommunications company PCCW has retained exclusive live rights to LaLiga, the top division of Spanish football.
French telecommunications company Orange is set to enter into exclusive talks to sell a 49 per cent stake in video-sharing platform Dailymotion to Hong Kong-based telecommunications group PCCW, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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.