Parent brand: FOX Networks Group (FNG)
Sub or sibling brands: FOX Sports 2, FOX Sports 3, FOX Sports News and foxsportsasia.com
Ownership in Asia: FOX Networks Group (FNG)
Senior executive for Asia: Simeon Dawes, Executive Vice President, Ad Sales & Partnerships,
Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, and Managing Director of HKSEA and
the Middle East
Channel description: FOX Sports broadcasts top-tier football from the Bundesliga, AFC Champions League and AFC Cup, to top-tier sports like Formula One, MotoGP, UFC and Grand Slam tennis from the Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, and from 2017, the U.S. Open, as well as the channel’s flagship sports news show, FOX Sports Central. FOX Sports 2 is the go-to channel for more top-class sporting action. It features premier golf tournaments like The Masters, U.S. Open, The Open Championship, PGA Championship, World Golf Championships and OneAsia Tour, as well as European and Asian football from the Eredivisie and AFC Champions League and AFC Cup, as well as more Bundesliga action. It also features more coverage from the Australian Open, Roland Garros and from 2017, the U.S. Open.
In addition, Major League Baseball (MLB), International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) events, triathlons, marathons, pool, darts and more will also be featured. FOX Sports 3 is the destination channel for fans looking for adrenaline-fueled auto-racing like Formula E, NASCAR, GT Asia and WorldSBK, and fight sports from kickboxing and classic boxing as well as extreme sports from the KIA World Extreme Games and Rebel TV.
More football from the Bundesliga and the Eredivisie will also be featured, as well as more tennis from Wimbledon. In addition, fans will also be able to enjoy more Motorsports content from magazine shows like Inside GP, Planet Speed, Max Power, as well as archived content. FOX Sports News is a 24-hour sports news channel specially dedicated to Asian sports fans. The programming line-up includes highlights, scores, updates and comprehensive sports information. It delivers content from local, regional and international sporting events, in a viewer-friendly format, as and when they happen.
Scheduling policy:FOX Sports / FOX Sports 2 / FOX Sports 3: All available content is scheduled live as much as possible, and to cater to busy sports fans who may have missed the live coverage, highlights are created shortly after each broadcast for fans to enjoy the key moments of each event. FOX Sports News: Round-the-clock sports updates.
Distribution in Asia-Pacific: FOX Sports: Eight dedicated FOX Sports feeds to Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and one regional feed to cover Cambodia, Macau, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea and Vietnam. FOX Sports 2: Two dedicated FOX Sports 2 feeds for Malaysia and Taiwan, and one regional feed to serve Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. FOX Sports 3: One dedicated FOX Sports 3 feed to Taiwan and one regional feed to serve Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. FOX Sports News: FOX Sports News is available in 13 countries, including Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Key carriage agreements in Asia: FOX Sports / FOX Sports 2 / FOX Sports 3 / FOX Sports News: Available with all major operators across Asia.
Key tiers: FOX Sports / FOX Sports 2: In all markets in Asia, both channels are available on the Sports package. FOX Sports 3: In all markets in Asia, FOX Sports 3 is available on the Sports package, with the exception of Malaysia, where it’s available on the Family Pack. FOX Sports News: Available either on a Sports package or as part of a Basic tier, depending on the market and/or operator.
On-line, VOD, SVOD or mobile deals: FOX Sports / FOX Sports 2 / FOX Sports 3 / FOX Sports News: FOX Sports Asia is available via a LIVE Streaming and VOD service in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Hong Kong, through an iOS and Android app or online.
Recent and upcoming developments: FOX Sports: Additional local beams for were launched, to cater to increasing local needs and the U.S. Open (tennis) was acquired, to start in 2017. FOX Sports 2: Broadcast the FIG Hockey Champions Trophy for the first time. FOX Sports 3: Broadcasting additional feed from Wimbledon.
Upcoming shows: FOX Sports: Tennis – Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, U.S. Open 2017 / Golf – The Open Championship, PGA Championship / Football – AFF Suzuki Cup, Bundesliga 2016-17 / Motor-racing – F1 Singapore GP, F1 Malaysia GP. FOX Sports 2: MLB World Series 2016 / Golf – Women’s British Open, LPGA Tour, World Golf Championships. FOX Sports 3: Formula E 2016-17 season starts in Sept in Hong Kong and WorldSBK and NASCAR season continues.
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