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Cambodian Television Network Secures 2014 FIFA World Cup Media Rights

Cambodian Television Network "has announced the acquisition of exclusive free-to-air and pay-TV rights to screen the 2014 FIFA World Cup live from Brazil," according to Dan Riley of the PHNOM PENH POST. The company, owned by the Royal Group and operated by Cambodian Broadcast Service, outbid other TV stations "to secure their second successive rights to the quadrennial tournament after South Africa’s 2010 edition." CBS GM Bernard Anthony said, "The total amount in U.S. dollars was significantly higher than the last World Cup, however, CTN is unable to disclose the value" (PHNOM PENH POST, 6/25).