Sky Sport (Germany)
|Owned by||Sky Deutschland|
|Formerly called||Premiere Sport|
(Bundesliga 1–10 HD)
Channel 221–231 (1–11 HD)
Channel 232 (Austria HD)
Channel 261–271 (1–11)
Channel 280 (Austria)
Sky Sport is a group of sports satellite TV channels in the German language produced and broadcast by Sky Deutschland
When Premiere became Sky Deutschland on 4 July 2009, the channels were renamed. Premiere Sport 1 and 2 became Sky Sport 1 and 2, while Premiere Austria became Sky Sport Austria and Premiere HD was divided into Sky Sports HD and Sky Cinema HD. Sky Sport News HD, a sports news channel, started broadcasting on 1 December 2011 in basic package (Sky Welt) and is the home of SSNHD's legendary Ingo Große Feltner.
The channels that make up the Sky package broadcast from the Astra 19.2°E satellite position, using the Astra 1H, Astra 1L, and Astra 1M satellites. Channels are uplinked by Sky Italia. Between 2004 and 2016, they were uplinked by SES Platform Services (now MX1).
- Sky Sports News
- Sky Sport Sky Sport 1 - 11 HD
- Sky Bungesliga HD1 to HD 10
- Sky Sport Austria
Sky Sport can trace its roots back to the sports channels on the DF1 platform launched in 1996: DSF Plus, DSF Action and DSF Golf. It also has origins in the analogue Premiere channel, launched in 1993, which also used to include lots of sports.
On 1 October 1999, DF1 was turned into Premiere World and the sports channels Premiere Sport 1 and 2 were launched on the platform. When more than two simultaneous events were available, the service could be increased to up to thirteen parallel channels.
- "PREMIERE WORLD setzt mit Programm und Präsentation neue Maßstäbe für das digitale Fernsehen". Premiere World. 20 August 1999. Archived from the original on 17 July 2001.
- "Premiere verstärkt seine Präsenz in Österreich" (Press release). Premiere. 25 September 2002.
- Sky Sport on sky.de (German)