Rugby Football Union (RFU)
The Rugby Football Union is keen to maintain a balance in offering coverage of the England national rugby union team via free-to-air and pay-television platforms, according to chief executive Steve Brown.
England’s Rugby Football Union has said it will provide live streaming of games from new women’s league the Premier 15s.
French telco Altice signalled its intent to bid aggressively for sports rights late last month, teaming up with RDA TV to buy international Premiership Rugby rights.
UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has reached a five-year agreement with the Rugby Football Union to show highlights from all of England’s autumn international Test matches.
UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB has moved to solidify its position as a broadcaster of top-class rugby union through two big deals.
The Rugby Football Union, the governing body of rugby union in England, has extended a rights deal with UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB.
Clubs are real winners from BT-Sky sharing deal for European rugby
Senior executives from UK pay-television broadcasters BT Sport and BSkyB are open to a potential deal to share broadcast coverage of European club rugby union’s top tournament, according to the Daily Telegraph newspaper.
UK pay-television broadcasters BSkyB and BT Sport were in advanced talks yesterday (Thursday) evening over a proposed deal to share broadcast coverage of European club rugby union’s top tournament, according to the Daily Telegraph newspaper.