Spark tops 9,000 Spark Sport streaming service subscribers in first weekend

Monday 25 March 2019 | 14:36 CET | News
New Zealand operator Spark has announced that its Spark Sport streaming service delivered "a solid performance over the first weekend of sporting events, with no outages to the service". Most customers streamed the Australian Grand Prix successfully, Spark also said. Since launch on 14 March, over 9,000 customers have already subscribed to Spark Sport, taking up the 30-day free trial of the service that is available in March.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Spark
Countries: New Zealand
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