EXCLUSIVE: Premier League secures rights-fee increases in Japan, Korea as Eclat expands again

Heung-Min Son of Tottenham Hotspur and South Korea in Premier League action (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)

Eclat Media Group has acquired English Premier League media rights in Japan and South Korea for the next cycle, beginning 2022-23, SportBusiness understands.

Eclat outbid DAZN, the incumbent, to secure the rights in Japan. The rights value is understood to have increased compared to the current cycle, in a significant win for the league in a market where other properties have suffered major decreases recently.

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