Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Vietnam TV buys FIFA, ASEAN FF Cup, rights

Vietnam Television has won the exclusive broadcasting rights to the FIFA Club World Cup and the AFF ASEAN Cup, according to the Vietnam News Agency. The agency said that details of the contracts were not disclosed. VTV also managed to acquire the rights to air the regional third round of the Beijing Olympic Games’ football tournament for $600,000. In addition, the broadcaster has signed a three-year deal to broadcast the Italian Serie A and Spanish Primera Liga.