NeuLion, a specialist in the broadcasting, distribution and monetisation of live and on-demand digital video content, has announced an expanded partnership with Coliseum Sports Media, to deliver live and on-demand rugby action throughout Asia on RugbyPass, an OTT service, powered by the NeuLion Digital Platform.
Every match on RugbyPass is available live and on-demand in HD quality and RugbyPass includes year-round action from International Test Matches, the Rugby Championship, Super Rugby and more on multiple internet-connected devices.
RugbyPass is currently available in the following 23 countries throughout Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
“Asia and China have a significant role to play in rugby’s future,” says Tim Martin, CEO of Coliseum Sports Media. “Our recent partnership between NeuLion, World Rugby and Alisports, Singapore’s return to the World Rugby Sevens circuit, the participation of the Sunwolves in this year’s Super Rugby, and the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, all point to an exciting future for the game in terms of participation as well as viewer engagement.”