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Beyond its partnership amongst ESPN STAR Sports , ONE FC has announced a media bargain that volition farther growth its footprint inward Asia. Malaysia's major broadcast society Astro has purchased the exclusive rights to air ONE FC events on its sports channel Arena. Out of 10 sports channels offered past times Astro (including ESPN too STAR Sports) , Arena is the channel to showcase too railroad train local Malaysian sports , amongst roughly one-third of its programming dedicated to such:
The channel volition deliver 700 hours of alive , local sports a twelvemonth , amongst an additional 2000 hours of replays greatly expanding the amount of local sports available inward the country. It volition every bit good furnish coverage of upwards to 56 hours a calendar week of Malaysians competing at international flat or the best inward footing sports of detail involvement to a Malaysian audience. All of this commentated inward Bahasa Malaysia.

ONE FC has its starting fourth dimension Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia effect scheduled on May 26th. While ONE FC stated this exhibit is to conform Arena's broadcast schedule , the promoter has confirmed that it is nevertheless inward the planning procedure of what this volition entail. If viewers inward Malaysia tin sentinel the effect alive too commentated inward Bahasa , it volition move a fantastic regional breakthrough for MMA. With Raymond Tiew too Peter Davis representing Malaysia inward ONE FC , too BJJ pioneer inward Malaysia Marcos Escobar laid to brand his professional person MMA debut amongst the organisation , ONE FC has already begun to flora a local fan base of operations to fuel futurity viewership of Arena broadcasts. The province has a burgeoning MMA scene every bit developed past times Ultimate MMA Academy's "Ultimate Beatdown" events , too MuayFit's sponsored "Malaysian Fighting Championships" , held 6 too 5 times respectively.

Astro subscribers full one-half of the viewing population at 3 million , every bit Henry Tan , Chief Operating Officer of Astro confirmed , “We would similar to give cheers all Malaysians for their back upwards inward helping Astro attain over l pct penetration of Malaysian TV homes." In Feb , Astro announced the launch of Njoi , a subscription-free satellite TV service that volition brand Astro available to all consumers nationwide:

Soon , Astro volition every bit good move available on-the-go through companion devices of choice. With Njoi , nosotros are taking that i stride farther past times making available to all inward Malaysia , the telephone substitution amount content inward lifelong learning , data too amusement including key sporting events for free.

While the 18 predominantly educational channels featured on the service create non include ARENA , add together on packages volition move available inward July. As the solely costless satellite service inward Malaysia , Astro aimed non solely to expand its capture of the broadcast marketplace pose , but to improve the lives of Malaysians nationwide:

Some l ,000 low-income earners listed nether the Government's e-Kasih programme volition move the starting fourth dimension to have the decoders too satellite dishes donated past times Astro nether its corporate social responsibleness programme (CSR).

While ONE FC may non ask maintain taken social responsibleness into consideration when dealing amongst Astro , this is a positive too beneficial evolution to note.

Along amongst the media release of the Malaysia Astro broadcast bargain too Kuala Lumpur effect , ONE FC every bit good announced ii futurity effect dates too locations: September 1st inward the Philippines too Oct sixth inward Singapore. The next is the text of the release:

Astro ARENA secures exclusive telly broadcast rights to air
ONE Fighting Championship™ inward Malaysia

19 March 2012 – Singapore: Malaysia’s starting fourth dimension local sports channel Astro ARENA has bought the exclusive rights to air content from Asia’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation , ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC). Astro ARENA reaches out to millions of viewers across Malaysia too has piece of occupation the preferred channel past times Malaysians for sports content. Viewers inward Malaysia volition straight off move able to taste ONE FC events every bit Asia’s best professional person MMA fighters compete inward dissimilar countries all over Asia.

Henry Tan , Astro COO said , “Astro offers Malaysians the best of international too local alive sports from football game to F1 , lawn tennis , golf game too badminton through its eleven sports channels. Through Astro ARENA , Malaysia’s reveal i local sports channel , nosotros volition convey ONE Fighting Championship™ to martial arts fans inward Malaysia past times showcasing the best of the region’s professional person create out athletes competing inward the most prestigious serial of MMA events.”

Victor Cui , CEO/Owner of ONE Fighting Championship™ said , “Malaysia’s sports fan base of operations has ever been enthusiastic nearly novel too exciting events. From the World Cup to Formula 1 , the discerning sports fans inward this province ask maintain been real supportive of solely the best. We are real happy to convey the largest MMA effect inward Asia amongst footing flat content to Malaysians amongst Astro.”

To conform Astro ARENA’s broadcast schedule , ONE Fighting Championship™ volition straight off concur its starting fourth dimension Malaysia effect on 26 May 2012. The create out carte du jour volition move released inward the close future.

ONE FC has every bit good confirmed events for 1 September inward the Philippines every bit good every bit 6 Oct inward Singapore. Between the Malaysia effect on 26 May too the Philippines effect on 1 September , additional events ask maintain been planned too volition move announced every bit venues are confirmed. For farther data too regular updates , delight log on to www.ONEFC.com.

About ONE Fighting Championship™
Headquartered inward Singapore , ONE Fighting Championship™ (http://www.onefc.com) is Asia's largest mixed martial arts organization. ONE Fighting Championship™ hosts the best Asian mixed martial artists too footing champions on the largest media broadcast inward Asia. ONE Fighting Championship™ has partnered amongst ESPN STAR Sports , the reveal i leader inward sports content , for an unprecedented 10-year cable telly bargain amongst a coverage that spans across 24 countries inward Asia.

ASTRO ALL ASIA NETWORKS (ASTRO) is Malaysia's leading cross-media grouping amongst meaning presence inward DTH (Direct-To-Home) TV services , commercial radio too TV programming. Astro , the subscription TV service began operations inward 1996 amongst 22 channels too currently broadcasts over 125 pay-TV channels inward 4 major languages including 8 channels inward High definition across Malaysia too Negara Brunei Darussalam to to a greater extent than than 2.93 i G m households.

Astro Arena (Channel 801) , is the country's starting fourth dimension local sports channel. It is a 24 sixty minutes local sports channel delivered predominantly inward Bahasa Malaysia too available to all Astro customers nether its Family Pack.

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