Broadcast Rights

MUMBAI: Voot, Reliance-owned Viacom 18 Media's over-the-top (OTT) platform, has acquired streaming rights for Poker Sports League, which will be conducting its third season online on account of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zee5, Disney+Hotstar, Jio TV and MX Player were also in talks to acquire PSL media rights, Livemint reports.

Esports platform Pocket52 has come on board as the title sponsor, Amit Burman, Dabur India Ltd chairman and co-founder of Mind Sports League, which organizes PSL, told the the financial daily. 

Jan 14, 2021 13:01
MUMBAI: Eros Now, leading South Asian streaming entertainment service owned by Eros STX Global Corporation, announced a streaming and branding partnership with 2020 Abu Dhabi T10 Tournament, the fourth edition of the tournament and the second held in Abu Dhabi.
Jan 12, 2021 08:01
SINGAPORE: Media Partners Asia announced Monday that the Asia Pacific online video industry grew revenue by 14% Y/Y in 2020 to reach $30.5 billion, according to MPA's new report, Asia Pacific Online Video & Broadband Distribution 2021. 
Jan 12, 2021 06:01
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has returned as the official broadcast partner for the second edition of Abu Dhabi T10 and strengthened their commitment towards bringing the unique cricket extravaganza to their audience in the Indian subcontinent.  The tournament is slated to take place at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium from January 28 to February 6. 
Jan 12, 2021 06:01
MADRID: LaLiga has launched an invitation to tender (ITT) for the audiovisual rights to the competition within the Indian Subcontinent, offering a range of packages to help the competition build on its growing presence in the region. Bidders have been invited to submit offers for the 2021/22 season onwards, covering a minimum of three and a maximum of five seasons. 
Jan 08, 2021 19:01
MUMBAI: Discovery India's sports channel Eurosport has secured the India territory rights to Japan’s No.1 and world’s second-largest pro-wrestling property - New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). 
Jan 07, 2021 16:01
DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board has reportedly sold the TV rights for the upcoming series at home against West Indies to Ban-Tech for BDT179 million ($2.12 million approx). The floor price BCB set for the rights was BDT126 million ($1.5 million approx)
Jan 06, 2021 17:01
MUMBAI: ICC Associate Member UAE’s upcoming bilateral ODI series with Ireland, its first with a full member team after the pandemic, will be telecast live by Eurosport in India.  The addition of this series expands Eurosport’s portfolio of live cricket offerings with the exclusive India broadcast slated to begin from January 8, 2021, from 11:00 AM IST.
Jan 05, 2021 15:01
MUMBAI: The Walt Disney Company has created a new leadership structure at Star Sports in the aftermath of the departure of key executives from the network late last year. 
Dec 24, 2020 14:12
MUCH HAS BEEN ALREADY BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT Indian media's biggest executive departure of 2020. The resignation of Uday Shankar as president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, announced October 8, also marks the end of arguably THE defining decade in the evolution of professional Indian sport in the 21st century. 
Dec 23, 2020 10:12
MUMBAI: Formula One is in active talks with Amazon Prime Video to broadcast its Grand Prix races, the Financial Times reports. Beyond television broadcasting, the motorsports series reportedly seeks a digital future in streaming services, which is gaining significant momentum currently as people across the world are confined to their homes amid the coronavirus pandemic.