Sport1 (Germany)

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For information on the Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic and Slovakia television, see Sport 1. For information on the Dutch premium television service Sport1, see Sport1. For the Sport 1 channel in Lithuania, see Sport1 (Lithuania). For the Sport 1 channel in Russia, see Sport 1 (Russian TV channel).
SPORT1
Type Broadcast television network
Country Germany
Availability National
Headquarters Ismaning, Germany
Owner Constantin Medien AG
Key people
Rainer Hüther, CEO; Thomas Deissenberger; Oliver Reichert
Launch date
January 1, 1993
Official website
www.sport1.de

SPORT1 is a privately owned commercial German television channel, similar to Eurosport. Until April 11, 2010, it was called DSF (Deutsches Sportfernsehen), as the German version of Eurosport. It was founded on January 1, 1993 out of the television channel Tele 5 which had become the successor of the music video channel musicbox on January 11, 1988. SPORT1 has its headquarters in Ismaning near Munich.

SPORT1 broadcasts from the Astra 1H, 1M, and 3A satellites and is uplinked by SES Platform Services.

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