GBC to sue stations illegally transmitting Rio games

GBC to sue stations illegally transmitting Rio games

The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) has threatened to sue local TV and radio stations who are airing the ongoing Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro without their permission.

In a press statement by the corporation, the GBC said they were the only station with the rights to air the Rio 2016 Games.

GBC wishes to inform the public that the corporation is the Official and exclusive owners of the Broadcast Rights for transmitting the RIO OLYMPIC GAMES, which started on Wednesday, the 3rd day of this month."

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The statement went on to say: “The corporation therefore advised unauthorized Television and Radio Stations including Angel TV which are illegally airing the Games that it is a Criminal Offence.

GBC further warned that the civil action would be taken against offending stations.

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