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Sport takes spotlight at DISCOP Africa 2

DISCOP Africa 2, which will take place from September 16 to 18 in Nairobi, is expected to have a sports focus with the 2010 World Cup being held in South Africa. The FIFA body will be at DISCOP Africa 2 to update African television programming managers on its 2010 World Cup distribution strategy. Rights specialists who focus on sports television rights, such as IMG, IEC, Sports and In Front will also be in attendance. Other international suppliers who have registered for the event so far include Al Jazeera Network, Discovery Communications, MTV Networks, Shine Reveille, Zee Networks and 2waytraffic. For more information see the release.
August 10, 2009

DISCOP Africa 2, which will take place from September 16 to 18 in Nairobi, is expected to have a sports focus with the 2010 World Cup being held in South Africa. The FIFA body will be at DISCOP Africa 2 to update African television programming managers on its 2010 World Cup distribution strategy. Rights specialists who focus on sports television rights, such as IMG, IEC, Sports and In Front will also be in attendance. Other international suppliers who have registered for the event so far include Al Jazeera Network, Discovery Communications, MTV Networks, Shine Reveille, Zee Networks and 2waytraffic. For more information see the release.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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