Astro SuperSport

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Astro SuperSport
Launched 1 June 1996
Owned by Astro
Picture format 16:9 (SDTV & HDTV)
Country Malaysia
Language English
Broadcast area Malaysia
Availability
Satellite
Astro Channel 810 (SD)
Channel 831 (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 (satellite TV) 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 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 and FIFA World Cup since 2010 and magazine shows like FourFourTwo since 2011.

Astro SuperSport 2[edit]

Astro SuperSport 2
Launched 18 November 2009
Owned by Astro
Picture format 16:9 (SDTV & HDTV)
Country Malaysia
Language English
Broadcast area Malaysia
Availability
Satellite
Astro Channel 811 (SD)
Channel 833 (HD)
NJOI Channel 811 (SD)

Astro SuperSport 2 is the first sister channel of Astro SuperSport. Launched on 18 November 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, NHL and Petit Le Mans as well as Mexican competitions like Copa MX.

Astro SuperSport 3[edit]

Astro SuperSport 3
Launched 1 July 2010
Owned by Astro
Picture format 16:9 (SDTV & HDTV)
Country Malaysia
Language English
Broadcast area Malaysia
Availability
Satellite
Astro Channel 816 (SD)
Channel 834 (HD)

Astro SuperSport 3 is the second sister channel of Astro SuperSport. Launched on 1 July 2010, it is broadcast on Astro via Channel 816 and in high-definition Channel 834.

Astro SuperSport 4[edit]

Astro SuperSport 4
Launched 2013
Owned by Astro
Picture format 4:3 (SDTV) & 16:9 (HDTV)
Country Malaysia
Language English
Broadcast area Malaysia
Availability
Satellite
Astro Channel 817
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.

eGG Network[edit]

Every Good Game Network (eGG Network)
Launched 3 August 2015 (as Astro SuperSport Plus)
7 June 2016 (as eGG Network)
Owned by Astro
Picture format 16:9 HDTV
Country Malaysia
Language English
Broadcast area Malaysia
Availability
Satellite
Astro Channel 808 (HD)
NJOI Channel 808 (HD)NJOI Prepaid
Streaming media
Astro on-the-Go official website

Astro SuperSport Plus is the special sister channel of Astro SuperSport. Launched in 2015, it is broadcast on Astro via Channel 808 (HD),This channel focuses on e-sports, and broadcasts electronic games tournaments live around the world. The first tournament broadcast through this channel was The International Dota 2 Championships 2015.[3]

Beginning 7 June 2016, the channel changes its name and was launched officially as eGG (for every Good Game).[4] The channel is touted as "the first 24/7 eSports and Gaming entertainment network in Southeast Asia".[5]

Content[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Astro SuperSport". Archived from the original on 27 May 2010. Retrieved 16 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Astro SuperSport". Archived from the original on 27 May 2010. Retrieved 16 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Astro offers Dota 2 Championships 2015 live". Astro Awani. 30 July 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Astro launches eGG, the first eSports channel in Southeast Asia". Astro Awani. 27 April 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Astro eGG official website". Astro eGG. 13 June 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 

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