Ukraine's national television company approved as host broadcaster for UEFA EURO 2012
UEFA announced on Thursday an exclusive agreement with the National Television Company of Ukraine (NTCU) for the broadcasting rights of the EURO 2012 European Football Championship in Ukraine, the UEFA press service has reported.
NTCU will ensure an extensive free-to-air coverage during the tournament via live broadcast and highlight programs of all 31 matches. These programs will also be available on the Internet and mobile.
In addition, NTCU will offer a wide promotion of the UEFA European Championship in the run-up to the final tournament via the broadcast of dedicated magazines and other programs.
Commenting on the agreement, UEFA General Secretary David Taylor said: "UEFA is delighted to welcome NTCU as a member of the exclusive group of UEFA EURO 2012 official broadcasters. NTCU is a leading broadcaster in Ukraine and UEFA is looking forward to developing together with NTCU a unique viewing experience for the Ukrainian audience. Having the broadcast platform in place in both host countries at such early stage will be highly beneficial for the promotion of the tournament."
UEFA earlier announced an agreement with Telewizja Polska SA for the broadcasting rights of UEFA EURO 2012 in Poland on April 3, 2009.