Advanced Television


FCC certifies Comsearch AFC for commercial deployment

 CommScope, a player in network connectivity, today announced that its Comsearch spectrum management business has received FCC certification for the commercial deployment of its AFC (automated frequency coordination) system supporting unlicensed 6 GHz standard power and fixed client devices. This certification allows Comsearch AFC to open up 850 MHz of 6 GHz spectrum for shared, FCC-compliant […]

February 27, 2024

AFC, beIN sign long-term MENA deal

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and beIN Media Group have agreed a new long-term deal in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region covering the AFC’s competitions over three cycles up to 2032. For the initial 2022-2024 period, the agreement grants beIN – whose flagship channel is beIN Sports – exclusive rights to all […]

October 6, 2022

AFC extends rights deal with beIN

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and beIN Media Group have agreed to extend the portfolio of rights to be broadcast by its flagship channel, beIN Sports, for the 2022 season to now include rights to the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup. The agreement grants beIN Sports rights in certain MENA territories, excluding KSA, UAE, […]

April 5, 2022

beIN Sports acquires Worlp Cup 2022 Asian Qualifiers

beIN Media Group and its flagship channel beIN Sports have announced securing the live rights to broadcast the remaining matches of the AFC Asian Qualifiers 2022 – Road to Qatar in 18 countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). beIN Sports has secured the live rights to broadcast the matches in Algeria, Bahrain, […]

March 21, 2022

Extreme E, AFC Energy extend partnership into Season 2

Extreme E  is teaming up once again with AFC Energy for Season 2, where it will be using it’s zero-emission fuel cell and pioneering hydrogen power generation technology.Extreme E is the first event organiser to utilise hydrogen fuel cell generators for power generation, and the decision supports Extreme E’s goal of being sustainable and creating […]

February 2, 2022

Eleven acquires AFC rights in 6 new markets

The Eleven Group is set to launch in multiple territories across Southeast Asia and Hong Kong, with a D2C service at the heart of the project. By 2022, Eleven will be delivering for fans in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brunei Darussalam, and the Philippines with plans to expand further in the near future. […]

October 6, 2021

Japan: DAZN acquires AFC rights

Following its recent acquisition of the AFC Champions League for the next eight seasons, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced sports streamer DAZN as the media rights partner in Japan for all major AFC national team and club competitions for the upcoming cycles in 2021-2024 and 2025 to 2028. The latest announcement will see […]

August 20, 2021

Extreme E and AFC Energy complete hydrogen fuel cell system

Extreme E has unveiled the hydrogen fuel cell generator which will play a key role in the opening season of this new electric racing series, starting April 2021. A world-first collaboration with AFC Energy, this technology will allow Extreme E to charge its race fleet using zero emission energy, with the only by-product being water […]

January 28, 2021