Fox Sports Asia acquires US Open rights
May 19, 2016
Fox Sports has confirmed the acquisition of the broadcast rights to the US Open Tennis Championships, which adds to the other three tennis grand slam tournaments – Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon – already exclusively broadcast across Asia on Fox Sports.
“This is a great win for Fox Sports and we are pleased that our Affiliate and broadcast partners, and tennis fans will be able to experience comprehensive coverage of the US Open, with Fox Sports’ complete suite of linear and digital/OTT platforms, said Rohit D’Silva, Executive Vice-President, Commercial & Sports, Fox Networks Group (Asia Pacific & Middle East)
The 5-year deal, which commences in 2017, covers linear (pay and terrestrial), OTT and digital platforms in Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.