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Foxtel Launch 4K Rugby World Cup Channel

Foxtel has continued to expand its sports arsenal with the launch of a dedicated 4K Ultra HD channel for the Rugby World Cup 2019.

The 4K channel pledges to provide exclusive coverage of every match of every nation from the Rugby World Cup 2019 LIVE, ad-break free during play.

The new ‘RWC 4K Ultra HD’ (499) channel will launch on September 18, with the tournament kicking offf on September 20 with an opening ceremony.

The channel will feature all 48 matches, including the final on November 2, and is available exclusively to Foxtel Sports HD subscribers with an iQ4 set-top box.

Other Foxtel and Foxtel Now subscribers can view every match of every nation LIVE in HD and ad-break free during play via FOX SPORTS 503.

Foxtel is also showcasing the RWC 4K Ultra HD channel to patrons of over 4,500 licensed venues (venue list available here.)

“Our winter sport codes in 4K Ultra HD kept things hotter than ever across NRL, AFL and Super Rugby and, with the addition of our new, channel, RWC 4K Ultra HD, fans will feel like they’re part of the action when the Wallabies take on the world’s best in Japan,” claims Peter Campbell, Head of Fox Sports.

“The arrival of our Rugby World Cup 4K Ultra HD channel also sets us up for a blockbuster season of incredible sport this summer, which will see even more 4K Ultra HD action, including our Ashes winning Aussie cricket team, lighting up screens in the coming months.”


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