Tri-nations to cast net wider

Rugby fans in 73 countries around the world can now watch every match of the Vodacom Tri Nations, Vodacom Super 14 and Vodacom Incoming Test matches live on the internet.

The deal between SANZAR and Mediazone includes every fixture from the Super 14, the whole SANZAR international season including the inbound Tests in June and the expanded Tri Nations series, the complete ABSA Currie Cup from South Africa, and the entire inaugural Air New Zealand Cup.

The Rugby Channel offers a year-long All Access Pass for US$129.99, or viewers can purchase competition-specific passes, or individual matches on a pay-per-view basis.

Fans simply need a broadband connection and a Windows-enabled PC to either watch the matches live or download them for viewing on demand at their own convenience.

The Rugby Channel on Mediazone.com is available LIVE in the following countries:

Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Aruba, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, French Guiana, Georgia, Germany, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Martinique, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Peru, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, United States, US Virgin Islands

Rugby Channel is available on an 18-hour delay in the following countries:

Afghanistan, American Samoa, Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Chile, China (Peoples Republic), Cook Islands, Dubai, Fiji, France, French Polynesia, French-speaking Switzerland, Futuna, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Marianas, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Monaco
Mongolia, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, Niue, North Korea, Northern Marianas, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Taiwan (Republic of China), Thailand, Timor Leste, Tonga, Tokelau, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Vietnam, Wallis, Western Samoa, Yemen

Rugby Channel is not available in the following countries/regions: the African continent, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales), Ireland, Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Cyprus, Greece, and Japan.

For more information and to check out the full offer, go to www.mediazone.com