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RTM to provide  free sports  channel in HD
Published on: Wednesday, April 03, 2019
By: Bernama
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RTM to provide  free sports  channel in HD
KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (MOCM) through Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) is setting a free sports channel in high definition for the people.Its Minister, Gobind Singh Deo (pic) said the effort is an initiative of the government to help promote and develop the sports industry while fostering unity and instilling the spirit of patriotism.

Apart from that, he said prestigious sporting events would also be aired with RTM having obtained the broadcasting rights of the Asian Basketball League (ABL), Cub Prix, All England tournament, Malaysia Axiata Open and BWF World Championship as well as Copa America.

“Regional sporting events like the 2019 Manila SEA Games will be covered apart from Moto GP and Martial Arts On Championship,” he said at the 73rd anniversary celebration of RTM and the launch of station’s news trial channel in Angkasapuri here.

Gobind Singh said for 2020, he hoped the UEFA football league competition would also be aired.

“I understand RTM is working on obtaining the broadcasting rights for the European tournament,” he said.

After broadcasting for more than seven decades since April 1 1946, RTM as the premier government station is moving with current needs as well as implementing radical transformation as the main choice of the audience. – Bernama



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