29 Mar 2018

Is broadcast rights loss last nail in coffin for SKY?

From Morning Report, 7:44 am on 29 March 2018

The future of SKY TV in New Zealand is looking increasingly uncertain, after it was told it is not the preferred bidder for the broadcasting rights for next year's Rugby World Cup. That's thought to be going to a Spark-TVNZ partnership. SKY still has the rights to broadcast Super Rugby and domestic games, as well as All Black tests. But the news comes as the company is dealing with tough online competitors. Peter Griffin from RNZ's technology podcast Bits and Bytes, talks to Guyon Espiner.