World Cup broadcast 'sabotaged'

Football fans in the Middle East unable to watch opening game due to signal disruption.

    Millions of football fans across the Middle East and North Africa were unable to watch the first World Cup match between South Africa and Mexico broadcast exclusively on Al Jazeera Sport.

    The coverage was badly disrupted amid claims of sabotage.

    Nilesat, the Egyptian satellite company which was hosting Al Jazeera's broadcast, has said it is investigating how the signal was jammed. 

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.