Ghana

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.

SuperSport talks to Metro TV about Ghana Premier League

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.

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Public-service broadcaster the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) agreed a deal with the Sportfive agency for rights to this year’s Africa Cup of Nations football tournament.

Football: French commercial broadcaster TF1 sublicensed rights for the 2010 World Cup to public-service broadcaster France Télévisions and pay-broadcaster Canal Plus in deals worth a combined €33m ($4…

Football: Indonesian pay-broadcaster Telkomvision acquired a package of Serie A rights for the 2009-10 season in a one-year deal with the MP&Silva agency, renewing an existing deal

Canal Plus Events are to begin a second phase of international rights sales, targeting more deals in Asia and increased free-to-air coverage in Africa.

The collapse of GTV this week has raised fears that the African sports rights boom of the last two years is destined to be short-lived.

Football: African broadcasters acquired the rights for the African Cup of Nations in a series of last-minute deals with the LC2 agency.  In Ghana, state broadcaster GTV acquired the rights for €1m (£686,000).

Football: The Dentsu and Infront agencies acquired the Rest of Asia rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups in a deal with Fifa, football’s world governing body.

Competition between GTV and Supersport leads to big fee increases for African domestic football leagues