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Telco Digicel has renewed its Premier League rights in the Pacific Islands at a flat fee

Telco Spark acquired rights to the 2019 Rugby World Cup last week, outbidding Sky New Zealand in a deal which could shake up the country’s media-rights market.

New media player Coliseum has developed into a pan-Asian service and will wind down operations in its home market of New Zealand.

Lightbox Sport, the joint venture between New Zealand online subscription services Coliseum and Lightbox launched last month, will be an aggressive competitor for sports rights, according to Coliseum founder…

New Zealand telco Spark has promised that its streaming service will deliver the “best possible video quality” during the upcoming Rugby World Cup amid concerns from subscribers with low internet speeds.

New Zealand telco Spark has struck a deal with Sky to grant the latter’s commercial subscribers access to its coverage of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, but has said an agreement for the pay-television broadcaster’s hom…

New Zealand telco Spark has further bolstered the sports portfolio of its fledgling Spark Sports OTT platform, acquiring rights to the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour and the International Champions C…

Jolie Hodson has been appointed the new chief executive officer of New Zealand telco Spark after the resignation of current chief executive Simon Moutter