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Sky, NZ Rugby and SANZAR Ink Deal

24 October 2014

Sky, NZ Rugby and SANZAR Ink Deal

This morning SKY announced the signing of a conditional five year deal with NZ Rugby and SANZAR. A long form agreement will follow.

SKY chief executive John Fellet commented; “We are really pleased to have signed this agreement and are working hard to finalise the paper work. Kiwis are madly passionate about rugby and nothing is more popular to watch than live All Blacks matches on SKY.

We’ve had the privilege of enjoying a long relationship with both SANZAR and NZ Rugby. The SKY crew, from camera operators to producers, call centre staff to advertising sales representatives all love bringing New Zealanders rugby on SKY. We’re looking forward to more years of producing and broadcasting matches, build ups and shows, delivering world class experiences for fans around the country”.


Tune in to SKY.
SKY is the leading pay TV service for Kiwis. If you love sports, music, movies, on-demand content and all-round great telly, then you'll love SKY. With more than 115 channels your journey into an incredible world of content starts here. Come with us.

We entertain Kiwis.
We entertain around two million Kiwis, with a little under half of all homes on board this exciting journey of entertainment, discovery and staying in touch with the world. We've been around since 1990 and as a Top 10 company on the New Zealand Stock Exchange; about 35% of our shares are Kiwi-owned. We're also behind Fatso, the nation's leading online DVD rental service, IGLOO and Prime, our free-to air-channel.

Couch. Pause. Engage. Rewind.
MY SKY is our high definition (HD) decoder and PVR that means you'll never miss a moment of your favourite games, flicks or series. We offer 15 outstanding HD channels (SKY Sport 1, 2, 3 and 4, ESPN, ESPN 2, SoHo, SKY Movies Premiere, Extra, Greats, Classics, Action and, TV3 HD, TVONE HD and TV2 HD).And HD Pop-Up channels from time to time.

The SKY's the limit.
If you love entertainment, we want for you to able to enjoy it no matter where you are. SKY GO allows you to enjoy 15 live streamed channels and watch catch-up telly from more than 30 channels. You can also rent blockbuster movies and TV series with the push of a button.

Prime time.
We also have our own free-to-air channel, Prime. Prime offers a viewing experience that's unique in New Zealand. From local goodies to free-to-air sport and gripping drama, Prime is a popular choice for Kiwis looking for their daily fix of entertaining telly.

Looking after fellow Kiwis.
We're proud to support SKY NEXT, the Starship Foundation, Special Children's Christmas Parties and the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust who we've pledged $1 million dollars to over 5 years.

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