The Vanuatu Broadcasting & Television Corporation (VBTC) has secured the EXCLUSIVE TELEVISION BROADCAST RIGHTS for the 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP. It has also secured the exclusive television rights for the FIFA Under-17 and FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup. 

This means that Television Blong Vanuatu is the ONLY television station legally licensed to transmit live coverage of the three FIFA World Cup events in Vanuatu and is required under the terms of its exclusive license to protect FIFA’s broadcast rights in the Vanuatu territory.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is hosted by Russia from June 14-July 15. The Under-20 Women’s World Cup will be held in France from 5-24 August and the Under-17 Women’s World Cup hosted by Uruguay from 13 November to December 01. 

VBTC’s Chief Executive Officer, Francis Herman, says VBTC has worked hard to secure these rights for the Vanuatu territory in its efforts to provide the people of Vanuatu free access to the three FIFA World Cup events.

“We will work with our partners to provide free and live coverage to as much of Vanuatu as we possibly can. Our television broadcasts will include the opening and closing ceremonies along with all matches and daily highlight packages of all three FIFA World Cup events”.

“We hope to expand Television Blong Vanuatu’s transmission coverage to areas outside of Port Vila and Luganville in time for the opening of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia,” Herman said.

Coverage of these three FIFA World Cup events will also be extensively covered on VBTC’s network of radio stations including its national public service station Radio Vanuatu and its sister station Paradise FM.

“Our combined network of radio and television stations along with our new online presence, will provide the people of Vanuatu an exceptionally thrilling and most extensive in coverage of any FIFA event ever mounted in Vanuatu.

For further information please contact VBTC’s Executive Administrative Officer, Lilon Bongmatur on 22999 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

VBTC SECURES EXCLUSIVE BROADCAST RIGHTS FOR FIFA 2018 EVENTS

The Vanuatu Broadcasting & Television Corporation (VBTC) has secured the EXCLUSIVE TELEVISION BROADCAST RIGHTS for the 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP. It has also secured the exclusive television rights for the FIFA Under-17 and FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup. 

This means that Television Blong Vanuatu is the ONLY television station legally licensed to transmit live coverage of the three FIFA World Cup events in Vanuatu and is required under the terms of its exclusive license to protect FIFA’s broadcast rights in the Vanuatu territory.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is hosted by Russia from June 14-July 15. The Under-20 Women’s World Cup will be held in France from 5-24 August and the Under-17 Women’s World Cup hosted by Uruguay from 13 November to December 01. 

VBTC’s Chief Executive Officer, Francis Herman, says VBTC has worked hard to secure these rights for the Vanuatu territory in its efforts to provide the people of Vanuatu free access to the three FIFA World Cup events.

“We will work with our partners to provide free and live coverage to as much of Vanuatu as we possibly can. Our television broadcasts will include the opening and closing ceremonies along with all matches and daily highlight packages of all three FIFA World Cup events”.

“We hope to expand Television Blong Vanuatu’s transmission coverage to areas outside of Port Vila and Luganville in time for the opening of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia,” Herman said.

Coverage of these three FIFA World Cup events will also be extensively covered on VBTC’s network of radio stations including its national public service station Radio Vanuatu and its sister station Paradise FM.

“Our combined network of radio and television stations along with our new online presence, will provide the people of Vanuatu an exceptionally thrilling and most extensive in coverage of any FIFA event ever mounted in Vanuatu.

For further information please contact VBTC’s Executive Administrative Officer, Lilon Bongmatur on 22999 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.