The upcoming Rugby World Cup 2019 will be different than the previous editions of the prestigious event. For the first time in history, the domestic rights holders will not helm the host broadcaster role in such competition. It is a rare situation of the RWC 2019. but in the silver lining, the international event will have its numerous viewers from around the world.
The broadcasting right holder is IGBS – International Games Broadcast Services. This broadcaster is not a standalone provider. Rather, it is a joint venture of the IMG and HBS – Host Broadcast Services. The IGBS will do the honor on taking the video production tasks. It utilizes production resources from various rugby nations like France, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and the UK.
The IGBS will then distribute the rights to the countries which are interested in broadcasting the specific game in their locations.
The Japanese broadcaster NHK is willing to conduct the coverage of the selected games in such incredible amount of resolution. The selected games will be broadcasted in the 8k resolution.
The Japanese NHK provider will use the advantages of the 8K cameras and upconverted 4K resolution footage from the IGBS as well. It is also important to note that the International Broadcast Center will site outside Tokyo Stadium.
Since the launch date of the Rugby World Championship, it has become one of the fastest growing sports in the world. The number of fans is increasing on a daily basis so that it quickly becomes the trends in many countries. In the long run, the demands of the Rugby World Cup spectacle has also been increasing. For that reason, you can easily find the best way to watch the Rugby World Cup 2019 from your favorite screen without a glitch.
For instance, the ITV have secured the rights to televise the 2011 and 2015 tournaments by paying considerable amount of money. UK is not the only country who spent such big amount of fortune to entertain their rugby fans, but also other countries.
Back in 2017, ITV had announced that it reserved the broadcasting rights for the upcoming RWC 2019 which will take place in Japan. That also includes the broadcasting rights in the 2023 RWC tournament that will take place in France.
Just like the ITV, the Rugby World Cup has been successful event on their channels for years, following the considerable success rate in 2015. the other channels like Fox Sports will do the honor in Australia, the NBC Sports will conduct the coverage in America, Eir Sport in Irish, and so on. Most of their representatives will say the same about the prospects of broadcasting the Rugby World Cup 2019.
The 9th edition of the RWC 2019 is just around the corner. You will need to get the information about the channel list so that you can reserve your option to watch RWC 2019 from your favorite spots. Some channels are providing the coverage for all 48 games of the event. the broadcaster will telecast and stream live around the world through various TV networks. And if your location can receive the tower signal from the official channel in your country, you will be able to watch the games for free via your antenna.
Here is the complete list of the broadcasters and TV channels
|Japan||Nippon TV, NHK, J Sports|
|Arab League||RTC Sports|
|Australia||Fox Sports, Network 10|
|Germany||Ran, Prosieben Maxx|
|Ireland||RTE sport, Eir Sport 1, Eir Sport 2|
|New Zealand||TVNZ/Spark Sport|
|Sub Saharan Africa||Supersport|
|United Kingdom||ITV, ITV4 and ITV Hub|
|United States||NBC sports Gold, NBC and Univision|
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