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Sky New Zealand’s acquisition of RugbyPass will help the OTT service continue to focus on revenue and user growth in its target markets outside rugby union’s ‘Big Six’ territories, its founder and chief executive Tim Martin has told SportBusiness Media.

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.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has confirmed it will seek to renew its rights deal with Sanzaar, rugby union’s regional governing body comprising the unions of South Africa, New Zealand, A…

Sony Pictures Networks India has acquired the exclusive media rights in the Indian subcontinent for the 2019 Rugby World Cup

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.

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