Rugby World Cup 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019
Type of project
Technology & Broadcast Integration

Ei provided International Broadcast Centre management and stakeholder liaison services

  • Key liaison and coordination of technical and operational matters with the key stakeholders Japan Rugby, World Rugby and IMG
    Coordinated and managed Japan Rugby’s technical integration and telecommunications partners (Fujitsu and NTT)
  • Provided additional technical and advisory match support services to the adjacent Tokyo Stadium
  • Represented Japan Rugby in the development and execution of Typhoon Hagibis emergency shutdown of the International Broadcast Centre including post Typhoon reinstatement

Fun Facts

  • 12 Host Cities
  • 55 Team Training Camps
  • 48 Broadcasted Match’s
  • 1.82 Million Tickets Sold
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Client Feedback

In both cases (RWC2011 and RWC2019) where I have utilised Ei services they have ‘hit the ground running’ identifying and resolving potential issues before they became a problem, Ei’s extensive experience and ‘make it happen’ attitude was an asset to our tournament delivery team.

Chris Hope Rugby World Cup Technology Director