Wednesday, 11 September 2019 I Nuku’alofa, Kingdom of Tonga - Digicel today announced for the first time ever in Tonga it will televise all matches of Rugby World Cup 2019 on Digicel Play TV and stream live on the PlayGo application.
All 48 matches from the ninth edition of Rugby World Cup™ will be televised live on Digicel Play TV and streamed on PlayGo, with the tournament kicking-off on 20 September and the final on 2 November.
Anthony Seuseu, Digicel Tonga CEO, said; “We are delighted to be able to offer Rugby World Cup matches to the people of Tonga on Play TV and PlayGo, which simply means you will be able to watch all matches from Japan. This is a first in the country for Rugby World Cup.”
“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 Tonga. It’s a fantastic time zone too which works for us and the rugby public, which is even more important,” added Anthony.
The live broadcast of Rugby World Cup 2019 starts on Friday, 20 September at 11.45 pm when hosts Japan faces Russia in the opening match.
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