By Ahimbisibwe Ambrose
Sports Writer,kick442.com Uganda.
Uganda Radio Stations have been barred from broadcasting All English Premier League Games after a public notice from Discovery Sports Limited.
Discovery Sports Limited claims to have purchased rights from TalkSport.
TalkSport is a major broadcaster that owns exclusive rights to broadcast EPL games over Radio outside United Kingdom.
Purchase of rights means from TalkSport means DSL has been exclusively licensed to broadcast EPL games via Radio in Uganda.
In a document released indicates how all Radio Stations with exception of BBC radio will have to be sub -licensed by Discovery Sports Limited to broadcast the EPL games in the Nation.
Betting or Gaming companies will also need a sub license from DSL to use Club names, EPL Logos and Player Images.
The violation of the DSL’s broadcast and intellectual Property Rights will risk the Radio Stations being closed or sued.
English Premier league is number one biggest favorite league among the population in the Sub Saharan Country.
The locals have of recent been engaged in Fanstasy after undying love for the English Premier League.
The league has been received well by the people after Radio Stations coverage in recent years.
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