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).

New Paths Retreat

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 Immigration to launch ‘Drive Thru’ service

Great laughing, a 90 day report like a Mc Donald drive through? See the number of people waiting in ...(Read More)


Immigration Chief Surachate to inspect new Phoenix salvage attempt

Yes .... perhaps hard to imagine for you, but foreigners called in to do a job thai can't do it ...(Read More)


Phuket Immigration to launch ‘Drive Thru’ service

So there will be a line of cars with the motors running, emitting exhaust fumes? This picture implie...(Read More)


Phuket Immigration to launch ‘Drive Thru’ service

Nice,if it would work ! Something i doubt....(Read More)


Immigration Chief Surachate to inspect new Phoenix salvage attempt

"He will be disappointed that the singaporean salvage team not will wai or take notice of him&q...(Read More)


Phuket Immigration to launch ‘Drive Thru’ service

Ah genuis..let the online reporting site be run down and waste 1000's of people 1000's of ho...(Read More)


Phuket Police ready for Loy Krathong

As many thai on Phuket go Lake Naiharn, let's see how authorities/RTP anticipate the enormous tr...(Read More)


Immigration Chief Surachate to inspect new Phoenix salvage attempt

Seems until now Immigration General becomes the highest authority to 'inspect' the disaster ...(Read More)


Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour

@ bojon. It was the latest of a string of awards she lost., including Canadian honorary citizenship...(Read More)