Eurosport’s acquisition of Champions League rights in Singapore is a message to rights-holders and platforms about the broadcaster’s growing ambitions, according to chief executive Peter Hutton.
Singaporean pay-television broadcaster StarHub will rebrand its sports channels from August 15.
Eurosport deal helps international table tennis federation in push beyond Asian heartland
SingTel close to deal for Fifa World Cup rights for 2014
StarHub’s head of media business, Lee Soo Hui, said that the Singapore pay-television broadcaster remains hopeful of acquiring rights for the 2014 World Cup national team tournament “at a sensible rate” even though talks with Fifa, football’s global governing body, have dragged on for more than a year.
Singapore cross-carriage ruling will drive down sports rights fees
MP & Silva and Pitch provide the content for Al Jazeera’s expansion into Asia
Singapore pay-TV platform StarHub hits out at the way English Premier League sold its rights to rival operator SingTel, but StarHub looks set to emerge the winner