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World Rugby has acquired the RugbyPass digital media platform as part of a seven-year media rights deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand

New Zealand-based telecoms operator Spark has secured exclusive broadcast rights to the US Open tennis tournament until 2024 as part of a three-year deal with the United States Tennis Association (USTA)

New Zealand pay-television broadcaster Spark Sport has secured the rights for the Uefa European Championships in both 2024 and 2028

New Zealand telecoms operator Spark has finalised a deal with media company Warner Bros

Telco Spark has acquired exclusive rights in New Zealand to show Super Netball, the top-tier club competition in Australia. The deal has been signed ahead of the start of the 2022 season tomorrow (Saturday)

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has acquired the exclusive media rights in its home market for the English Premier League in a six-year deal, 2022-23 to 2027-28

Fiba has agreed a broadcast deal in New Zealand with telco Spark for its international basketball competitions until 2025, the latest in a series of such agreements announced this week

Telecoms operator Spark has acquired exclusive broadcast rights in New Zealand to the national cricket team’s forthcoming Twenty20 tour of Bangladesh.

New Zealand telco Spark has acquired exclusive media rights to MotoGP in the country for a three-year period

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has agreed a short-term deal with telecoms operator Spark to create a bundled subscription offering

New Zealand telecoms operator Spark has opened up its platform for no charge for existing and new customers until May, after conceding that the impact of the coronavirus on the global sporting schedule…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has completed its purchase of OTT entertainment platform Lightbox from telco Spark. Sky plans to merge Lightbox with its own OTT service Neon

A spokeperson for New Zealand telco Spark said it remains "fully committed" to its OTT sports business, after agreeing to sell its Lightbox entertainment service to rival Sky New Zealand, Stuff.co

New Zealand telecoms operator Spark has reached an agreement to stream coverage of the NFL until the end of the 2019-20 season

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport that ensures Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final between South Africa and England r…

New Zealand telco Spark has agreed a five-year digital content rights deal with the International Cricket Council

Japan bowed out of its Rugby World Cup yesterday (Sunday) by setting yet more broadcast records, while New Zealand telco Spark said its under-fire service worked efficiently throughout quarter-final weekend