Cameroon Radio Television Corporation (CRTV) has signed a partnership agreement with Ivorian Radio and Television (RTI) for the live broadcast of the African Cup of Nations in 2023 in Côte d’Ivoire.
CRTV and the Ivorian Radio and Television (RTI) signed a framework partnership agreement on 23 June in Yaounde.
Speaking at the occasion, RTI TV manager, Fausseni Dembele, said, “This partnership will allow CRTV to bring to RTI Info, broadcaster of the 2023 CAN in Côte d’Ivoire, CRTV’s expertise and experience obtained during the 2016 Women’s CAN, the 2020 CHAN as well as the 2021 CAN, make them the ideal partner. The priorities will be the logistics, human resources management and general organisation.” CRTV was represented by TV manager, Charles Ndongo.
Cameroon Radio Television has recently dominated the sector as a broadcaster for various competitions through broadband Internet and mobile technology. This experience extends to the management of TV rights at a national level.
CRTV acquired the broadcasting rights for the Chan and the African Cup of Nations for US$2 million.
It has set in motion technical and legal means to defend the said rights in order to generate royalties through advertising.