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Foxtel launches dedicated 4K Ultra HD channel for the Rugby World Cup 2019

Foxtel has launched a new dedicated 4K Ultra HD channel so subscribers with an iQ4 set top box can watch every game of the Rugby World Cup 2019 live in glorious 4K.

RWC 4K Ultra HD will go live on Wednesday September 18 and will be Foxtel’s second 4K channel.

The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan on September 20 with the opening ceremony.

Foxtel viewers can watch all 48 games in 4K Ultra High Definition including the Final which will be played in November 2.

RWC 4K Ultra HD will be available to Foxtel Sports HD subscribers with an iQ4 set-top box on Channel 499.

Other Foxtel and Foxtel Now subscribers can also watch every game of every nation of the Rugby World Cup 2019 live in HD on Fox Sports Channel 503.

“Foxtel’s first 4K Ultra HD channel redefined the way Australians experience sport. 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,” said 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.”

Foxtel has also launched a promotion for 14 pubs across Australia to showcase the Rugby World Cup 2019 in 4K for their patrons with another 4,500 licensed venues offering access to the matches in HD.

Select venues featuring Foxtel’s RWC 4K Ultra HD channel include:

Venue Name Address State
Crows Nest Hotel 1 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest NSW 2065 NSW
Ettamogah Hotel Cnr Merriville & Windsor Rds, Kellyville Ridge NSW 2155 NSW
Caringbah Hotel 343 Port Hacking Rd, Caringbah NSW 2229 NSW
Honeysuckle Hotel C/LOT31 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle NSW 2300 NSW
The Breakfast Creek Hotel 2 Kingsford Smith Dr, Albion QLD 4010 QLD
The Victory Hotel 127 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000 QLD
Surfers Paradise Beergarden/Tavern Cnr Cavill & Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217 QLD
Broadbeach Tavern Oasis Shopping Centre, Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach QLD 4218 QLD
Young & Jacksons 1 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000 VIC
Shoppingtown Hotel 19 Williamsons Rd, Doncaster VIC 3108 VIC
The Brass Monkey Hotel William St & James Street, Northbridge WA 6003 WA
The Saint George Hotel 2 Morris Rd, Innaloo WA 6018 WA
Granada Tavern 666 Main Rd, Berriedale TAS 7011 TAS
Ramsgate Hotel 328 Seaview Rd, Henley Beach SA 5022 SA