14 Aug 2018

The brave new world of online sport streaming

From Afternoons, 1:20 pm on 14 August 2018

The telco Spark is hoovering up the rights to live sport, securing the English Premier League for next year, as well as the 2019 Rugby World Cup. 

Is the company trying to become New Zealand's Amazon? How far can it go - will we be seeing Spark Electricity in the near future? And what does this mean for old faithful Sky TV?

Business and technology commentator Paul Spain joins us to mull over these questions.

Spark's headquarters in Auckland

Spark's headquarters in Auckland Photo: RNZ / Kim Baker Wilson