(WFI) Also: FIFA’s former TV director is leaving at the end of the year. Gerard Farek reports.
Oct. 27 – FIFA has sold TV rights contracts worth $1.85 billion for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in the last week after inking deals with broadcasters in Australia, Canada, Caribbean and USA… Infront is appointed to distribute Asian broadcast rights in 26 territories. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
8/4/2010 FIFA admits that no more than a “few hundred thousand people” will be able to see 2010 World Cup matches in 3D TV this summer, when it rolls out the technology at 25 games. WFI’s James Corbett reports from London.