Altice adds English national rugby to sporting line-up

Altice, the owner of French service provider SFR, has struck an agreement with the English Rugby Football Union to secure exclusive rights to matches for the 2016-20 period. The deal will cover the airing of four or five of the English national team’s home matches across Altice’s platforms in France, Belgium, Switzerland and Luxembourg. Altice […]

Sky renews southern hemisphere rugby rights

UK pay TV operator Sky’s Sky Sports unit has secured exclusive rights to SANZAR rugby – the grouping of southern hemisphere teams South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Argentina. The deal will enable Sky to show at least 150 fixtures a year from the domestic and international competitions headlined by the annual Rugby Championship. Sky […]

BT Sport signs Scottish Rugby partnership

BT Sport, the new sports network line-up by UK telco and pay TV operator BT, will feature as the shirt sponsor for Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh Rugby as part of a four-year sponsorship deal with Scottish Rugby. Commenting on the deal, Marc Watson, chief executive of TV for BT Retail, said: “This is part of […]