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Stop free footie airing, judge says

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An Administrative Court judge has concluded that the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission's (NBTC) announcement which requires all matches of the 2014 Fifa World Cup to be broadcast on free-to-air TV should be revoked. 

The judge's opinion is not a final ruling but, in most cases, the Administrative Court would follow it.

If the court eventually rules in line with the judge's proposal, those hoping to watch the World Cup matches free of charge on free-to-air TV will have to pay to view them instead.

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