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Sky Pacific gets new sports channel

Digicel today announced that a new premium channel, TVWAN Sports, will be added to the Sky Pacific platform tomorrow. TVWAN Sports is a full-time sports channel and will screen premium rugby content, top football competitions from Europe, the NRL from Australia and national domestic club and provincial rugby matches from Australia, New Zealand and South […]

Staff Writers

April 7, 2016 12:56 pm

Digicel today announced that a new premium channel, TVWAN Sports, will be added to the Sky Pacific platform tomorrow.

Digicel Fiji CEO Darren McLean with Fiji TV CEO Geoffrey Smith at the Sky Pacific control room.
Digicel Fiji CEO Darren McLean with Fiji TV CEO Geoffrey Smith at the Sky Pacific control room.

TVWAN Sports is a full-time sports channel and will screen premium rugby content, top football competitions from Europe, the NRL from Australia and national domestic club and provincial rugby matches from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Digicel Fiji Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Darren McLean said the new sports lineup is a result of research identifying sports content that our customers are interested in.

Sky Pacific holds the exclusive rights to rugby union’s popular Bledisloe Cup tests, the entire SANZAR Rugby Championships, Super Rugby and the ITM Cup rugby. A new channel was required to broadcast all the premium sports content that Digicel has secured for our customers. This week Sky Pacific will screen all Hong Kong 7s and Super Rugby matches live on Super Channel, TVWan Sports and TVWan.

We are currently working to acquire more sports content, events and tournaments. These discussions are progressing well and once we sign these deals, we will make further announcements.

Mclean also added that there will be some replacement of channels on the Sky Pacific platform and announcements on the changes will be made in the upcoming months. TVWAN Sports can be viewed on Channel 50 on the Sky Pacific platform.

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