Channel NTU may not show the performance of the Ukrainian team during the winter Olympics in Korea 2018 and the summer Olympics 2020 in Japan due to under-funding of the public broadcaster. About it reports a press-service channel.
“The total cost to acquire the rights to broadcast both Games is $3 million, of which $600 thousand is required to pay before the end of this year. In addition, to ensure signal, the arrangement of the Studio and send two camera crews in Korea and Japan, the customer has about UAH 4.6 million. Now the National public broadcaster there is no such money”, – is told in the message.
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“We have already appealed to the Ministry of Finance to establish a separate program for funding of the broadcasts of the Olympic games 2018-2020,” said Inna Grebenyuk, Board member NOTE.
“While the situation is a stalemate. We have no means, and in the face of massive underfunding are unable to do anything about it. Now the situation is completely depends on the decision of the Ministry of Finance to support the stream or not,” she added.