Lausanne, Switzerland — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced that Seoul-based SBS has been awarded broadcast rights in South Korea for the 2015 WBSC Premier 12, the newest international baseball flagship tournament that is being launched in Japan and Taiwan this November by the world governing body.

SBS, one of South Korea’s top television networks positioned to reach out to the nation’s population of approximately 51 million, was selected by WBSC and awarded the exclusive broadcasting rights of the 2015 WBSC Premier12 across all media platforms, including online and television.

The broadcast agreement was secured by leading sports media rights agency MP & Silva, the global media and sponsorship rights holder to the World Baseball Softball Confederation’s (WBSC) Premier 12 competition.