Is FIFA right to screw Singaporeans

From: The Cynic
Subject: Re: Is FIFA right to screw Singaporeans...asking for a ransom (hundreds of millions) for World Cup matches ?

On Jan 16, 9:39 pm, publeak wrote:

> This is not starhub or singtel fault. Malaysian and Indonesian TV
> viewers will as usual will be receiving all the world cup matches in
> free to air channels without paying a single cent. The real problem is
> singaporre's resrtriction on owning satellite dishes and HDB not
> boosting signals from malaysian or indonesian TV stations.
> Starhub has actually profited from this arrangement and still continue
> to sell free to air channels through its cable network. The govrnment
> should review its media policy in favour of singaporeans. Basically we
> screwed up and FIFA is just taking advantage of this situation.

The Singaporean will grumble, grumble, grumble, grumble........... but
eventually succumb.

From: baldeagle
Subject: Is FIFA right to screw Singaporeans...asking for a ransom (hundreds of millions) for World Cup matches ?

Singaporeans are soccer crazy....young kids to old man mostly from
poor families..would stay at home on week ends to watch EPL
matches...into the wee hours. They support their EPL clubs... MU,
Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool....

Bad news for Singaporeans...very bad news indeed. FIFA is asking for
hundreds of millions from us ...to watch the World cup matches.
StarHub and Singtel are unable to pay the ransom and pass it on to
their poor subscribers.

FIFA is greedy, ...asking for a ransom from the poor viewers from
Singapore.
Screw FIFA... Screw profiteering bastards...typical of Western
organisations.

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