Việt Nam celebrate winning the AFF Cup 2018. — Photo thethao247.vn
HÀ NỘI — Next Media announced it had secured exclusive ownership of AFF Suzuki 2020 broadcast rights in Việt Nam, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia this morning.
The value of this contract was not disclosed, however, it is said to be around US$5 million.
The copyright package bought from the global copyright holder Lagardere Sports includes both free and paid forms on all infrastructure: ground, cable, satellite, internet, internet protocol TV, mobile, radio and public slideshows.
Next Media will have rights to redistribute in the four countries.
The AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 is the most important tournament for Southeast Asian football.
“The AFF Cup is always an event that receives a warm welcome from the fans in the region. Therefore, Next Media tried to bring the tournament to four countries including Việt Nam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. With the experience of production and communication that has been affirmed for many years, we will bring the best football experiences to the fans of the countries," said Nguyễn Trung Kiên, general director of Next Media.
The AFF Cup is scheduled to take place from October to December this year. Việt Nam are the defending champions. — VNS