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Sky Pacific scores rights for Rugby World Cup™, Japan

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 I Suva, Fiji – Sky Pacific today announced it’ll televise all matches of Rugby World Cup 2019 LIVE as Japan plays host to the tournament’s debut in Asia.

All 48 matches from the ninth edition of Rugby World Cup™ will be televised live on Sky Pacific, with the tournament kicking-off on 20 September and the final on 2 November. 

Mike Greig, Digicel Fiji CEO, said; “Rugby is the lifeblood of the nation and Rugby World Cup is dear to our hearts. We are delighted to have secured the most cherished sports broadcasting rights – rugby’s showpiece event, which is key to delighting our valued customers.”


“With the tournament played in Asia for the first time, it’s expected to be an amazing spectacle and a game-changer for the sport. We are incredibly excited to be part of this Rugby World Cup and are committed to bringing high-quality coverage and enhancing fans’ experience across Fiji and the Pacific. It’s a fantastic time zone too which works for us and the rugby public, which is even more important,” added Mike.


The live broadcast of Rugby World Cup 2019 starts on Friday, 20 September at 10.45 pm when hosts Japan faces Russia in the opening match.



Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 31 markets throughout the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets, including Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programs.

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