THE PAVILIONS PHUKET BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET Kata Rocks
Login | Create Account Poll Currency Weather Facebook Youtube Search

World Cup fans in Thailand can watch all matches live

FOOTBALL: The Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) has confirmed local broadcasting rights for the World Cup football finals in Russia, clearing the way for fans in Thailand to watch the tournament live on free TV.

World-Cup
By Bangkok Post

Friday 27 April 2018, 05:39PM


Christian Karembeu, a key member of France’s World Cup 98 winning team, seen here when the solid-gold trophy came to Phuket as part of the Coca-Cola World Cup Tour. Photo: Matt Pond

Christian Karembeu, a key member of France’s World Cup 98 winning team, seen here when the solid-gold trophy came to Phuket as part of the Coca-Cola World Cup Tour. Photo: Matt Pond

The SAT said today (Apr 27) that all matches will be broadcast, showing on at least two channels – one operated by True Vision and also on Amarin TV.

True Vision is operated by Charoen Pokphand Group of the Chiawaranon family. The conglomerate has two channels. Amarin TV is controlled by another tycoon family, the Sirivadanabhakdis.

The SAT said seven firms have agreed to pool B1.4 billion to buy the rights to show the tournament on Thai stations.

Details of the settlement among Thai companies after long negotiations will be announced by SAT board chairman Prawit Wongsuwon on Monday (Apr 30).

EPL Prediction Competition 2018-2019

Gen Prawit is also deputy prime minister and defence minister. He is on a seven-day official visit to the US Defense Department, ending today (Apr 27).

Russia will host the 2018 Fifa World Cup from June 14-July 15. Thirty teams will take part in the tournament, playing 64 matches in all in 11 cities across the country.

Read original story here.

 

 

Comment on this story

* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.

Comments Here:
Comments Left:
# Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail:
Security:

Be the first to comment.

Have a news tip-off? Click here

 

Phuket community
Phuket’s coastal eyesore construction is legal, confirms mayor

Just because something is "legal" doesn't make it right. There's no way on earth a...(Read More)


Phuket’s coastal eyesore construction is legal, confirms mayor

Well, it took some time to modificate the documents to make legal what was illegal + a lot of brown ...(Read More)


Property owners to be targetted as fake goods raids hit Patong, Central

@Discover-Thainess: I guess because the Patong police is involved in all this illegal buisiness, oth...(Read More)


Property owners to be targetted as fake goods raids hit Patong, Central

Police are not involved, because it is not their job. They have no mandate in counterfeit matters. ...(Read More)


Heavy weather warning for Phuket

"weather warning for all of Southern Thailand" Way to cover your backside TMD. Phang Nga B...(Read More)


Phuket Police parade in show of New Year readiness

Highway Police? I fall of my chair! Since when has Phuket highway police? Anyone? And the general fo...(Read More)


Phuket Police parade in show of New Year readiness

OK, I'll ask the question... how does a parade show readiness? And if it does, just what are the...(Read More)


Army ‘asks’ Phuket operators to cease hiring illegal tour guides

So foreign guides would "exploit" tourists and Thai's wouldn't? It's time t...(Read More)


‘Distressed’ elephant photo spurs zoo probe

..."But they ( zoo keepers) insisted the animals were not suffering any health problem".. ...(Read More)