THERE MAY BE NINE Barbadians on the Windies cricket team but most of Barbados won’t get to see them in England anyway.
SportsMax, the region’s exclusive rights holder of the England tour, is no longer airing on MCTV, as the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) owes hundreds of thousands of dollars to International Media Content Limited (IMC), owner of SportsMax.
SportsMax chief executive officer Oliver McIntosh confirmed the news after IMC issued CBC a termination notice yesterday for failing to “fulfil its obligation to pay IMC as per its agreement” for the last six months.
“We would have assumed that since SportsMax is part of a bigger subscription package, that the funds that MCTV received for the channels would’ve just flowed to us, but that hasn’t been the case for a period of time that we estimate to be more than half a year,” explained McIntosh in an exclusive interview with DAILY NATION. (JM)
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