The matches will be played in Japan from 20th September to 2nd November 2019 and telecast in India live and exclusive on the SONY TEN 2 channels and will be live-streamed on SPN’s premium video on demand (VOD) service, SonyLIV.
SPNI will have exclusive television and digital rights across territories in the Indian subcontinent: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, and exclusive pay television and digital rights for Sri Lanka.
SPNI Chief Revenue Officer, Distribution and Head – Sports Business Rajesh Kaul commented, “Rugby World Cup 2019 is the most prestigious rugby tournament in the world. Sony Pictures Networks India was the official broadcaster of the Rugby World Cup 2015 and we received a very encouraging response from viewers across the country. Rugby as a sport is extremely engaging to watch and has a dedicated following in India which makes it the perfect addition to our sports offerings.”