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#255806 31-Aug-2019 10:06
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Signing up to Spark Sport? Watching on Free to Air TV?

 

Via another website? (please do not say how to access via VPN or DNS changes)


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  #2308732 31-Aug-2019 10:11
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Watching on Free to Air TV?

 

This
Also at Gentleman's Hours courtesy of MySky, when matches are at uncivilised times


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  #2308734 31-Aug-2019 10:15
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I’ll be watching using Kayo Sport.
The service and quality is proven and the only price is the monthly sub, no PPV.

 
 
 
 


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  #2308735 31-Aug-2019 10:15
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Does anyone know if rugby pass is streaming the World Cup?

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  #2308737 31-Aug-2019 10:21
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I've got Spark Sport Rugby Pass and Kayo. I'll give Rugby Pass a go and if it's good, that's what I'll use, but if not, I'll be seeking a refund and using Kayo which has a well-proven record. 

 

 


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  #2308740 31-Aug-2019 10:31
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Jsut don't mistake "RugbyPass" with Spark Sport Tournament Pass.

 

And answering the OP question... I am not.





 

 

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  #2308746 31-Aug-2019 10:39
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I just refuse to deal with Spark. So many issues with them in the past, Gave them multiple attempts, Each time has been a complete disaster.


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  #2308751 31-Aug-2019 10:53
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Personal view rather than anything lead from my employer..

 

 

 

I'll personally only be watching it as an interested party in the technical.

 

 

 

But i've setup most of the family with CC/CCU and subs on their broadband, along with cabled installations wherever possible (i don't want to risk the possibility of any wifi issues) 

 

Connections that i have load balancers on will have a connection dedicated to Spark sport streaming when RWC is showing.

 

 

 

Last night was the first time i've personally signed into my sparksport account in months, i must say i was pleasantly surprised to see many of the things i had on my list as a must for success all in there.

 

 

 

I fully trust the spark network to withstand spark sport without a hitch for spark customers.

 

I'm sure other providers should be in the same position, or that will get very messy...

 

 

 

I also have full trust in the folk that will be manning spark sport operations over RWC to be making the right moves for it to go off without a hitch.

 

 

 

 

 

I forsee the main issues with it being Access Network faults, Home ecosystem issues (wifi). Which are seriously hard to control.





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  #2308770 31-Aug-2019 11:53
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Ive heard a number of people say they will watch the replays on sky. I cant find anywhere that specifically says this will be an actual thing to do/be avaible?

 

 

 

Eitherway, not keen on paying for anything, will probs only watch the ABs, so happy to watch an hour delay or if 'approved', nip out to the pub. 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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#2308780 31-Aug-2019 12:49
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Rugbypass ain't showing it live since SKYNZ bought it and they have no rights (bar 12 games), in Fiji all 48 matches are on FijiOne (free-2-air) so no issues there though it means only 576p resolution as thats the highest resolution we have in Fiji 🤣😥


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  #2308788 31-Aug-2019 13:41
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comets:

 

Rugbypass ain't showing it live since SKYNZ bought it and they have no rights (bar 12 games), in Fiji all 48 matches are on FijiOne (free-2-air) so no issues there though it means only 576p resolution as thats the highest resolution we have in Fiji 🤣😥

 

 

Rugbypass lost the rights to BeIn before Sky bought it.  Not winning the rights was probably a catalyst for Coliseum to sell.  


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  #2308790 31-Aug-2019 13:46
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Kayo Sports for me.


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  #2308798 31-Aug-2019 14:22
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Don't know yet, I'll be on the road in the USA for more than the first half of the tournament. NBC Sports want $49 per game and up to $475 for the full streaming package, it's a lot to shell out either way I look at it.

 

And my flight to LA departs at exactly the same time as the AB's kickoff against SA :(


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  #2308800 31-Aug-2019 14:54
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Will watch the free to air coverage only, was not going to buy earlybird when there was no support TV list at the time when I looked. 


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  #2308805 31-Aug-2019 15:33
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Goosey:

 

Ive heard a number of people say they will watch the replays on sky. I cant find anywhere that specifically says this will be an actual thing to do/be avaible?

 

 

Likely some people have SKY and don't know there's a difference between FTA and SKY services - assuming all FTA channels are on SKY so it should be a SKY service. Probably...





 

 

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  #2308806 31-Aug-2019 15:33
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Spark Sport - using Android TV app sideloaded onto Shield and MiBox.


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