Emtek Group Gets Formula 1 Broadcasting Rights in Indonesia

Rancakmedia.com – After Mola TV officially aired the Ultimate Fighting Championship, now the company PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi Tbk (Emtek) which obtained the broadcasting rights of Formula 1 (F1) for the territory of Indonesia.

As is known, Fox Sports Asia previously owned the rights to broadcast two sports events for fans in Indonesia, which is included in Disney's 18 media channels in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong which closed on October 1, 2021.

As quoted from the official statement on the Formula 1® website, the Emtek Group is in the final confirmation of being the media representative from Indonesia that will continue the remainder of the 2021 F1 season and the 2022 F1 season, even including the FIA Formula 2, FIA Formula 3, and the Porsche Super Cup.

"Following the closure of the Fox Sports channel in Asia, we are pleased to announce our new partnership to ensure that F1 fans in the area can be accommodated," said Michaella Snoeck, Head of Media Rights at Formula 1® in an official statement, Thursday. (7/10/2021).

Emtek Group Get Broadcast Rights

As a result, F1 fans in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong are no longer worried about finding an official way to watch the Turkish GP at Istanbul Park which will take place on Sunday (10/9/2021).

Formula 1 will collaborate with PCCW (Now TV) in Hong Kong; Singtel and StarHub in Singapore; TrueVisions in Thailand; Tap the DMV in the Philippines; Astro in Malaysia and Brunei; VSTV in Vietnam; and Canal+ in Myanmar. Existing partners, notably Disney in Japan through Fuji TV and DAZN) and Star India in India are also expanding.

Michaella stated that 2021 was one of the most thrilling and exciting F1 seasons to watch for fans old and new alike.

Where, Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes AMG Petronas) as the 7-time world champion who now dominates the standings, is under tremendous pressure from his opponent, Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing Honda) who is only 2 points behind him.

“Increasingly tighter races are underway as elite drivers and teams from various manufacturers vie for supremacy that may stretch to the final race. As such, we are working to ensure that the drama and passion of F1 is not missed by fans in the remainder of 2021." to say.

From Emtek's side, at least three of its networks have also announced that they will show F1 to fans in Indonesia.

To be exact, Vidio (OTT) via Vidio Sport, Champions TV, and O Channel TV. “On to the Turkish GP, where the race will end. What are the +62 Vidio population looking forward to?” Vidio Sport posted a short video to its official Instagram profile with the title SOON and the usual F1 punk background music.

The three compactly posted messages on their various social media saying their parent business, which is classified as an EMTK issuer, will soon make an official statement on this matter.

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