Sky And Telstrasaturn To Broadcast All Blacks Tour
Wednesday, 10 October 2001
Sky And Telstrasaturn To Broadcast Upcoming All Blacks Tour
Released 5.00pm: TelstraSaturn Ltd and SKY Television today confirmed that New Zealanders would be able to see the upcoming All Blacks tour live on Pay TV.
“TelstraSaturn has reached an agreement with SKY Television for coverage rights of the All Blacks tour of Ireland, Scotland and Argentina in November,” said General Manager, Business Development, Mr David Plummer.
“TelstraSaturn and Sky TV will broadcast both live and delayed coverage of the three tests and as promised, TelstraSaturn customers would receive live and delayed coverage of the three games at no extra charge,” said Mr Plummer.
John Fellet, Chief Executive, Sky Television said “Sky is pleased with the arrangement with TelstraSaturn as it ensures that Sky subscribers will have the opportunity to view the All Blacks games live,”
The host broadcasters will cover all three All Blacks tests with each party working on its own commentary arrangements. The live games are to be broadcast on the following dates:
Blacks vs Ireland – 18 November 2001
All Blacks vs Scotland – 25 November 2001
All Blacks vs Argentina – 2 December 2001