UCC Warns Against Illegal World Cup Broadcast


The Commission has promised to raise a flag against any media house that may go against the directive issued.

“All Televisions and Radios that hold rights to broadcast the World Cup should submit evidence to the Commission no later than 1:00pm on June 12, ampoule cure 2014 without fail, cost ” reads a statement issued by the commission.

Commission further informs all broadcasters that those who do not have authorisation to broadcast the World Cup must not infringe on the rights of those that have acquired these rights.

Brazilian fans ready for the openning match

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) the official broadcaster of all the matches recently also issued a strong warning against any local television channel broadcasting live World Cup action.

Jane Kasumba warned that it’s only UBC with the exclusive rights to broadcast all the 64 matches live in Uganda.

She threatened to take legal action against any station intending to disregard this warning.

Kasumba tasked all TV stations intending to have analyses of the matches to only use footage with UBC logo to avoid antagonism during the campaign.

The World Cup tournament is set to start today with the host, Brazil facing off with Croatia in Arena de Sao Paulo with an opening ceremony that pays tribute to nature, people and football.


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