Eclat, Aser, beIN and others bid to fill Fox Sports Asia gap

Johann Zarco of Pramac Racing leads the field during the MotoGP of Qatar race on April 4, 2021 (by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Sports rights formerly held by Fox Sports Asia, which is shutting down next month, have attracted bids from several companies interested in taking over the Disney-owned pay-television platform's position in the market.

South Korean media company Eclat Entertainment, sports media group Aser Ventures, Singapore-based pay-television channel operator Rewind Networks and pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports are understood to have been among the bidders. Pay-television broadcasters in individual markets previously covered by Fox Sports are also understood to have bid for certain properties.

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