Asian sports streaming platform SPOTV has launched in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines. This decision was announced on the first day of the virtual FilMart rights market.
The service is available as a subscription-based app that includes linear channels and on-demand event coverage. Sports covered include MotoGP World Championships and Superbike World Championships; Badminton World Federation Tour; the Korean Baseball League; V.League Japan and Formula E motor racing. Starting next month, it will add more golf (The Masters and The Open championships) and more tennis (Wimbledon and the US Open).
The company, backed by South Korean Eclat Media, is headquartered in Singapore. He launched the service in Korea, where he claims to be the country’s first sports streamer, and recently expanded to Japan.
“Our goal is to replicate the success of SPOTV NOW across Asia – bringing more localized and relevant content to our subscribers in every market, bringing them closer to their unique sports culture and strengthening the connection between sports fans . In the near future, we will roll out SPOTV NOW in Indonesia, followed by Thailand,” said CEO Lee Choong Khay.
“SPOTV is a leading regional sports network in Asia. We are very excited to bring premium content from some of the most popular sporting events in the world, right to the fingertips of sports fans in Asia. Centered around subscribers, our mobile app, SPOTV NOW, not only lets sports fans choose what they love, it also provides the front-row experience of watching their favorite sporting events, teams and heroes, whenever they want. want it, wherever they are. they are. Our goal is to delight our subscribers with the electrifying experience of watching a great game and at the same time, provide them with a way to relive some of the exhilarating moments of the sport with our on-demand features,” added Lee.
Linear pay-TV channels are also available through partnerships in Indonesia (MNC Vision, K-Vision, UseeTV, MAXstream), Malaysia (Astro, Unifi TV), Philippines (Skycable), Singapore (Singtel TV, StarHub TV), Thailand (True Visions), Macau (Macau Cable TV) and Mongolia (Univision).