Rugby Football Union (RFU)
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.
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.
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.
The Rugby Football Union, the governing body of rugby union in England, has extended a rights deal with UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB.