Astro SuperSport

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Astro SuperSport
Astro SuperSport logo.png
Launched 1 June 1996
Owned by Astro
Picture format 16:9 (SDTV & HDTV)
Country Malaysia
Language English
French
Spanish
Broadcast area Malaysia
Availability
Satellite
Astro Channel 810 (SD)
Channel 831 (HD)
IPTV
HyppTV Channel 708 (HD)

Astro SuperSport is an in-house satellite television network in Malaysia dedicated to broadcasting sports-related content 24 hours a day. It is available on the Astro platform via Channels 810 & 831 (HD) to subscribers of the "sports" package only.[1] Launched in 1996 as one of Astro's original channels, Astro SuperSport offers a variety of international sporting events such as football, badminton, motorsport, rugby, volleyball and golf.[2] Astro also operates two sister channels, Astro SuperSport 2 and Astro SuperSport 3 on channels 811 & 833 (HD) and 816 & 834 (HD) respectively, along with a high definition simulcast of Astro SuperSport (Astro SuperSport HD via Channel 831).

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has sealed an agreement with Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad to air Astro SuperSport HD and Astro SuperSport 2 HD on UniFi's HyppTV for three years. The sports content to be aired on these channels include some Barclays Premier League (BPL) matches.[3]

When there is an international sporting competition, additional channels with live coverage of special tournaments will be available for the duration of the event.

Astro SuperSport leads the way in HD broadcasting in South East Asia on channel 831. The network has been broadcasting studio shows around major football in HD like the Premier League, Copa America and FIFA World Cup since 2010 and magazine shows like FourFourTwo since 2011.

Astro SuperSport 2[edit]

Astro SuperSport 2
Astro SuperSport 2 logo.png
Launched November 18, 2009
Owned by Astro
Picture format 16:9 (SDTV & HDTV)
Country Malaysia
Language English
French
Spanish
Broadcast area Malaysia
Availability
Satellite
Astro Channel 811 (SD)
Channel 833 (HD)
IPTV
HyppTV Channel 709 (HD)

Astro SuperSport 2 is the first sister channel of Astro SuperSport. Launched on November 18, 2009, it is broadcast on Astro via Channel 811 and in high-definition Channel 833. Sporting events that are aired on this network events include the BWF Super Series, the ATP World Tour Finals, the J-League, the Bundesliga, the Ligue 1 as well as German competitions like 24 Hours of Nürburgring as well as American competitions like NFL and NHL as well as Mexican competitions like Copa MX.

Astro SuperSport 3[edit]

Astro SuperSport 3
Astro SuperSport 3 logo.png
Launched 2010
Owned by Astro
Picture format 16:9 (SDTV & HDTV)
Country Malaysia
Language English
French
Spanish
Broadcast area Malaysia
Availability
Satellite
Astro Channel 816 (SD)
Channel 834 (HD)

Astro SuperSport 3 is the second sister channel of Astro SuperSport. Launched in 2010, it is broadcast on Astro via Channel 816 and in high-definition Channel 834.

Astro SuperSport 4[edit]

Astro SuperSport 4
Astro SuperSport 4 logo.png
Launched 2013
Owned by Astro
Picture format 4:3 (SDTV)
Country Malaysia
Language English
French
Spanish
Broadcast area Malaysia
Availability
Satellite
Astro Channel 817 (SD)
Channel 835 (HD) (Coming soon)
NJOI Channel 817

Astro SuperSport 4 is the third sister channel of Astro SuperSport. Launched in 2013, it is broadcast on Astro via Channel 817. This channel is only available in SD.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Astro SuperSport". Retrieved August 16, 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Astro SuperSport". Retrieved August 16, 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ "TM’s HyppTV to carry Astro sports channels". Digital News Asia, 2 August 2013. Retrieved on 2 August 2013.

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