Abu Dhabi Sports

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Abu Dhabi Sports
Launched 1969
Owned by Abu Dhabi Media
Picture format 16:9, eight HD channels
Country United Arab Emirates
Broadcast area Middle East
North Africa
Europe
North America
Australia
Russia
Website http://adsports.ae
Availability
Satellite
Dish Network (United States) Channel 767, 768
Nilesat
BADR-6
FTA channels 1 - 2 (HD & SD) , subscription required for the other channels
Hot Bird (FTA channel 1 only)
IPTV
TELUS TV Channel 530

Abu Dhabi Al Riyadiya (Arabic: أبوظبي الرياضية‎‎‎) is an Arabic television station. It broadcasts from Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates and is owned by Abu Dhabi Media Abu Dhabi Sports Channel is an UAE Arab satellite channel broadcast from Abu Dhabi headed by Yaqoob Al Saadi.

Channels[edit]

  • Abu Dhabi Sports 1 HD (FTA)
  • Abu Dhabi Sports 2 HD (FTA)
  • Abu Dhabi Sports 3 HD
  • Abu Dhabi Sports 4 HD
  • Abu Dhabi Sports 5 HD
  • Abu Dhabi Sports 6 HD
  • Edge Sport HD
  • YAS Sports HD (FTA)

Events[edit]

Abu Dhabi Sports has broadcasting rights to include:

Tennis

Football

American Football

  • NCAA Men's College Football 2013-2014

Basketball

Handball

Motorsport

Wrestling

Sports TV Channels

Famous guests[edit]

The channel hosted a number of premier league celebrities like : Andrew Cole, Peter Reid, Lee Sharpe, Ron Atkinson, Hatem Trabelsi, Danny Mills, Dietmar Hamann, Steve Bruce, John Barnes...

Frequencies[edit]

Abu Dhabi Sports has many frequencies on different satellites. Its pay channels are available in MENA on Nilesat (7.0W). One of its Free-to-air channels is available on Hotbird (13.0E):

  • Nilesat (7.0W):
    • Channels: Abu Dhabi Sports 1 (FTA, all HD)
    • Frequency: 12226.
    • Polarization: Horizontal.
    • Symbol Rate: 27500.
    • FEC: 3/4
  • Nilesat (7.0W):
    • Channels: Abu Dhabi Sports 2 (FTA)a
    • Frequency: 12226.
    • Polarization: Horizontal.
    • Symbol Rate: 27500.
    • FEC: 3/4
  • Eutelsat 7 West A (7.3W):
    • Channels: Abu Dhabi Sports 1 HD, 2 HD, Extra HD (FTA, all HD)
    • Frequency: 12467.
    • Polarization: Horizontal.
    • Symbol Rate: 27500.
    • FEC: 5/6
  • Nilesat (7.0W)
    • Channels: Abu Dhabi Sports 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 (all HD)
    • Frequency: 12092.
    • Polarization: Vertical.
    • Symbol Rate: 27500.
    • FEC: 5/6
  • BADR 6 (26.0E)
    • Channels: Abu Dhabi Sports 1 & 2, Abu Dhabi Sports Extra (FTA)
    • Frequency: 11804.
    • Polarization: Horizontal.
    • Symbol Rate: 27500.
    • FEC: 3/4
  • Hotbird (13.0E)
    • Channels: Abu Dhabi Sports 1 (FTA, all HD)
    • Frequency: 11747.
    • Polarization: Vertical.
    • Symbol Rate: 27500.
    • FEC: 3/4
  • Yahsat 1A (52.5E)
    • Channels: Abu Dhabi Sports 1 HD, 2 HD (FTA)
    • Frequency: 11861.
    • Polarization: Horizontal.
    • Symbol Rate: 27500.
    • FEC: 8/9

Revamp[edit]

In October 2008, Abu Dhabi Al Riyadiya went online with a new identity, logo, and programs.

External links[edit]