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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

New Zealand telco Spark has expressed confidence in the stability of its OTT platform ahead of tomorrow’s (Saturday’s) Rugby World Cup quarter final between New Zealand and Ireland, but has said coverage wil…

Telcoms operator Spark has landed another blow in its ongoing battle with Sky New Zealand by replacing the pay-television broadcaster as New Zealand Cricket’s domestic rights-holder.