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Italian public broadcaster Rai acquired the exclusive rights to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan at a two-thirds reduction in value from the previous edition after a long stand-off between the company’s internal departments.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses the media-rights landscape in Rugby, including a special focus into the Rugby World Cup

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses the media-rights landscape of Rugby, including a special focus into the Rugby World Cup

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses the media-rights landscape in Rugby, including a special focus into the Rugby World Cup.

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

New Zealand pay-television operator Sky has acquired a 100-per-cent stake in RugbyPass, the OTT streaming service, in a $40m (€35.9m) deal that expands Sky’s sports business internationally.

Spanish telco Telefónica has renewed its deal with agency Mediapro for the rights to broadcast a range of live sports in public places during the 2019-20 season.

Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster beIN has signed a deal to broadcast this year’s Rugby World Cup across nine Asian nations exclusively.

New Zealand pay-television broadcaster Sky will incorporate the standalone Rugby Channel into its regular offering from August 1