Doha: The Associated Press (AP), a prominent New York-based news agency will be taking over Qatar’s news broadcasting services for the World Cup tournament. During the 28-day World Cup, The Associated Press will offer broadcast and media services for broadcasters, non rights holders and other non-accredited media.
At a ceremony held in Doha, Hassan Al Tawadi (Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy), and Daisy Weerasinghe (CEO of the AP) signed the agreement. AP Global Media Services, a production arm of AP provides seamless innovative services to non-rights holders as well as non-accredited media outlets. AP offers services like rental equipment for broadcasting and manpower. The AP will also manage broadcast studios in key Doha areas.
Mishreb Downtown Multi- and Single Camera Studios will be situated near the Host Country Media Center in Doha. Live broadcasts will also be available at Souk Waqif, Qatar’s traditional tourist- and business hubs. Alkas Sports Channel is one of Qatar’s most popular sports channels and will offer media support. There are 64 matches in the FIFA World Cup. It runs from November 21 through December 18. 32 teams will compete for the World Cup. https://t.me/newsgulf