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    Spark says it's still committed to its Sport streaming service - after a tumultuous 12-months

    Spark says it's still committed to its Sport streaming service - after a tumultuous 12-months


    Its coverage of last year's Rugby World Cup was marred by technical issues.

    But Spark's reporting a four percent revenue increase for 2019 ... to 1.82 billion dollars.

    CEO Jolie Hodson says Spark Sport is a part of that - albeit small.

    She says her focus is investing in the platform and consumer propositions... then looking at other content rights or partnerships.

    Spark says mobile was its stand-out performer in 2019.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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