Rangers TV

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Rangers TV
Rangers TV Logo.png
Launched 26 July 2004
Owned by Rangers Football Club
Website rangerstv.tv

Rangers TV is the official television channel of Rangers Football Club. Initially a satellite and cable TV channel it is now operated online.

History[edit]

Setanta Sports[edit]

Launched in 2004, the channel was initially operated by Setanta Sports, and was available on satellite and cable platforms in the UK and Ireland.

The channel had TV shows showing highlights and full match replays of recent games. It also replayed full games from the past. There was also Reserves action and Rangers heroes programmes. The main show while operated by Setanta was 'Ibrox Uncovered' Which was hosted by Lindsey Archibald which was a live talk show about the latest Rangers news, broadcast each weeknight. Guests featured were Derek Ferguson, Andy Goram, Arthur Numan, Alex Rae and occasionally Willie Henderson. The show also featured Fans Phone calls twice a week.

Online[edit]

After Setanta Sports entered administration and ceased broadcasting its core channels, Rangers announced that Rangers TV has ceased broadcasting on satellite TV, but hoped there will be an opportunity to restore a dedicated Rangers TV channel in the future depending on discussions with broadcasters.[1] On 30 October 2009 Rangers TV re-launched as an internet subscription based TV channel at rangerstv.tv. Rangers TV is now available throughout the world and broadcasts all live matches for viewers outside the UK & Republic of Ireland. Users within the British Isles can watch highlight programmes and Rangers have also bought the rights to broadcast a number of games domestically in the 2012-13 season. The main presenters are Alison Walker and Lindsay Herron.

Other Rangers Media[edit]

Rangers Football Club now have a number of dedicated media outlets to communicate official news and information to their supporters. These include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rangers TV Statement". Rangers FC. Retrieved 25 June 2009.