The Ghana Premier League remains without a broadcast partner with just over four weeks until the start of the 2016-17 season, despite bids from two of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest broadcasters.
World Cup rights fee falls in Nigeria but increases in sub-Saharan Africa as Fifa keeps faith with AUB and Octagon
Ghanaian public-service broadcaster GTV has agreed a deal for free-to-air rights to the 2018 Fifa World Cup.
Terrestrial broadcaster Viasat1 has acquired exclusive free-to-air rights in Ghana for coverage of football’s English Premier League.
The Ghana Television Consortium of broadcasters has accused free-to-air broadcaster TV3 of illegally marketing commercial rights surrounding the 2014 Fifa World Cup national team football tournament, according to the Ghanaweb.com website.
African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has agreed a three-year deal with the Ghana Football Association to acquire the exclusive broadcast rights to the Ghana Premier League, the country’s top football division, and FA Cup knockout competition.
Ghanaian free-to-air television channel Viasat 1, owned by multi-territory television operator Modern Times Group, has acquired rights to the 2013-14 English Premier League football season, according to the Ghanaian Chronicle newspaper.