NEO Prime

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NEO Prime
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Headquarters Mumbai
Availability
Satellite
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 427
Dish TV (India) Channel 657
Tata Sky (India) Channel 425
Dialog TV (Sri Lanka) Channel 71
Arab Digital Distribution (UAE) Channel 436
Big TV (India) Channel 507
Dish Network (USA) Channel 584
G Sat (Philippines) Channel 19
Dish Home (Nepal) Channel 609
Cable
Teledasun (LBN) (Sri Lanka) Channel TBA
Asianet Digital TV (India) Channel 306
Kerala Vision Digital TV Channel 109
Hathway Digital Cable Channel 102
Destiny Cable Channel TBA
Comcast (USA) Channel 339 California
Channel 427/683 Chicago
Channel 689 Philadelphia, New Jersey, District of Columbia & Maryland
Channel 685 Boston
Channel 972 Denver
Channel 692 Portland
Channel 247 Seattle
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel TBA

Neo Sports Broadcast Private Limited has been serving the Indian sports lover for exactly a decade now. Launched in 2006, Neo Sports Network is a dedicated broadcast network with two separate satellite sports channels- Neo Prime & Neo Sports which have been delivering thrilling and exciting sports to the ever demanding Indian sports enthusiast. The network footprint covers India & the Indian Sub-continent. With its distinct content, live telecast of multiple events, and its bouquet of popular as well as exclusive sports both for the masses and the niche audience, Neo Sports Network has actually transformed sports watching in India.

NEO PRIME[edit]

NEO PRIME is yet another prime channel of the Neo Sports Broadcast Network. A focused channel, here cricket too becomes a part of the act along with other international sports like: Football, Tennis, Table Tennis and Basketball. From 2006, this channel has been the mainstay of millions of viewers as prime and popular sports are covered here. While cricket rules the roost because of its following, the other sports have been popular because the coverage is both wide and intense. With so much live action, this channel comes up as a live-wire for sports lovers.


Broadcast[edit]

Football[edit]

The Eredivisie is the highest echelon of professional football in the Netherlands. The league was founded in 1956 two years after the start of professional football in the Netherlands. At the end of the 2012-2013 season it was ranked the ninth best league in Europe by UEFA. The most popular teams are Ajax, PSV Eindhoven, Feyenoord which exhibit the finest techniques of the game.

A big ticket international event in football, the FIFA Club World Cup, a FIFA- organised international club football tournament between the champion clubs from each of the 6 continental confederations, as well as the national league champion from the host country.

The FIFA Club World Club 15-16 was held in Osaka, Japan. While 7 top world clubs including the famed Barcelona and River Plate played, Sanfrecce Hiroshima , Japan's the host nation team was the 8th team. In an intensely contested championship, Barcelona with its star line up of Messi, Neymar, Suarez triumphed comfortably. Being an annual championship, this has a worldwide audience.

This premier footballing event also known as TIM CUP, is Italy’s most recognisable football tournament. What started as an annual competition in 1922, today stands as one of the most bitterly contested tournaments across Europe. It has produced champion clubs like AC Milan, Juventus and many others.

A highly respected and regarded football tournament of France, this is a knock-out competition where the motivation is huge as the winners qualify for the UEFA Europa League. Also known as Coupe-De-France, this being a premier competition attracts the best of France’s football clubs with several leading stars being part of it.

Once called Sait Nagjee Football Tournament and now renamed Nagjee International Club Football, it has made a comeback after a hiatus of 22 years! Revived as a prominent football tourney of Kerala, this year it gathered tremendous mileage as Ronaldinho was roped in as the Brand Ambassador to promote football in a big way. With top European & Latin American Clubs as participants, the tournament has moved into the big Indian Footballing league.

Tennis[edit]

Often referred to as the Roland Garros , this a major tournament is held over two weeks between late May and early June at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. It is the premier clay court tennis championship event in the world and the second of four annual Grand Slam tournaments. Roland Garros is the only Grand Slam event held on clay.

The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis. It is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is contested annually between teams from competing countries in a knock-out format. It is also known as the World Cup of Tennis for men.

Fed Cup is the premier international team competition in women’s tennis. Launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

Cricket[edit]

The BPL is a 20-20 round robin format, annual international premier cricket league of Bangladesh which attracts top players from cricket playing nations. A highly competitive league where 8 top clubs vie with each other to emerge champions, the tournament is rated as the second most popular league after India’s IPL with several foreign players in the club teams. The champions Comilla Victorians in 2015, came out with an incredible performance to smash all other clubs to emerge victorious. The BPL is held normally in November-December.

  • The Alkozhay Cup

This is a T20 format, competitive and very combative tournament played between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. This tournament is played in Sharjah, and is gaining popularity in the desert land of the UAE. After the recent defeat of Zimbabwe at the hands of minnows Afghanistan, the tournament has gained more prominence.

Table Tennis[edit]

The ITTF World Tour is a series of table tennis tournaments introduced by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) in 1996. It includes 6 events: men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles and men’s and women’s singles under 21. The Tour has its own points system, players accumulate points based on their performance in the tournaments they participate in. The top players who gained most points might be invited to the ITTF World Tour Grand Finals at the end of the year.

Basketball[edit]

FIBA , the International Basketball Federation, is the world governing body for basketball. Founded in 1932, it brings together 215 National Basketball Federations from all over the world. The body organizes and oversees international competitions that include the FIBA Basketball World Cup and Olympic Basketball Tournament.

Shows[edit]

  • Ballebaaz
  • Gendbazz
  • Lords of the Game
  • Greatest Matches Ever Played
  • Once More
  • Cricket Academy
  • Crickshetra

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