Star Sports

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For the Chinese TV channel, see Star Sports (China).
Star Sports
STAR Sports
Launched 21 August 1993[1]
Network Star India
Owned by Star India (21st Century Fox)
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
2160i (UHDTV)
Slogan Believe
Country India
Language English
Hindi
Broadcast area India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
Headquarters Star House, Urmi Estate, 95 Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel (West), Mumbai-400 013, India
Formerly called Star Sports 1: STAR Sports
(21 January 1993 - 5 November 2013)
Replaced Prime Sports
(21 August 1991 – 21 August 1993)
Star Sports 3: STAR Cricket
(2007 - 5 November 2013)
Star Sports 4: ESPN
(1995 - 5 November 2013)
Star Sports HD1: STAR Cricket HD
(21 July 2011 - 5 November 2013)
Star Sports HD2: ESPN HD
(21 July 2011 - 5 November 2013)
Replaced by Fox Sports 2
(Asia)
Website www.hotstar.com
tvguide.starsports.com
Availability
Satellite
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 999 (Star Sports 4K)
Channel 401 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 923(Star Sports HD 1)
Channel 403 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 924 (Star Sports HD 2)
Channel 405 (Star Sports 3)
Channel 925 (Star Sports HD 3)
Channel 409 (Star Sports 4)
Channel 926 (Star Sports HD 4)
Channel 929 (Star Sports Select HD 1)
Channel 930 (Star Sports Select HD 2)
Dish TV (India) Channel 659 (Star Sports 3)
Channel 661 (Star Sports 4)
Channel 662 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 652 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 83 (Star Sports HD1)
Channel 84 (Star Sports HD2)
Channel 85 (Star Sports HD3)
Channel 86 (Star Sports HD4)
Channel 88 (Star Sports Select HD1)
Coming soon (Star Sports Select HD2)
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 73 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 74 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 75 (Star Sports 4)
Channel 119 (Star Sports HD1)
Channel 120 (Star Sports HD4)
Channel 123 (Star Sports Select HD1)
Channel 122 (Star Sports Select HD2)
Tata Sky (India) Channel 455 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 457 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 459 (Star Sports 3)
Channel 461 (Star Sports 4)
Channel 454 (Star Sports HD1)
Channel 456 (Star Sports HD2)
Channel 458 (Star Sports HD3)
Channel 460 (Star Sports HD4)
Channel 463 (Star Sports Select HD 1)
Channel 464 (Star Sports Add Select HD 2)
Reliance Digital TV (India) Channel 504 (Star Sports 4)
Channel 503 (Star Sports 3)
Channel 502 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 501 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 521 (Star Sports HD1)
Channel 522 (Star Sports HD2)
Channel 525 (Star Sports HD4)
UCS (Bangladesh) Channel 30
SITI Digital Network (India) Channel 474-477
Sun Direct TV (India) Channel 504 (Star Sports 4)
Channel 503 (Star Sports 3)
Channel 500 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 502 (Star SStarts 2)
Channel 972 (Star Sports HD1)
Channel 974 (Star Sports HD2)
Airtel Digital TV (India) Channel 220 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 221 (Star Sports HD1)
Channel 222 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 223 (Star Sports HD2)
Channel 224 (Star Sports 3)
Channel 225 (Star Sports HD3)
Channel 226 (Star Sports 4)
Channel 227 (Star Sports HD4)
Channel 245 (Star Sports select HD1)
Channel 246 (Star Sports select HD2)
Dish Home (Nepal) Channel 600 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 602 (Star Sports 3)
Channel 603 (Star Sports 4)
Channel 940 (Star Sports HD1)
Channel 941 (Star Sports HD2)
Channel 942 (Star Sports HD3)
Channel 943 (Star Sports HD4)
Channel 944 (Star Sports Select HD1)
Channel 945 (Star Sports Select HD2)
Cable
Teledasun (LBN) (Sri Lanka) Channel ???
Southern Networks (Pakistan) Channel 34
Hathway Digital Cable (India) Channel 367 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 368 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 369 (Star Sports 3)
Channel 370 (Star Sports 4)
Channel 567 (Star Sports HD1)
Channel 568 (Star Sports HD2)
Channel 569 (Star Sports HD3)
Channel 570 (Star Sports HD4)
Channel 544 (Star Sports Select HD1)
Channel 545 (Star Sports Select HD2)
Asianet Digital TV (India) Channel 302 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 309 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 304 (Star Sports 3)
Channel 308 (Star Sports 4)
Channel 809 (Star Sports HD1)
Channel 810 (Star Sports HD2)
Channel 811 (Star Sports HD3)
Channel 812 (Star Sports HD4)
IPTV
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan) Channel 6

Star Sports network showcases live sports and sports-related programmes in India. The brand is part of Star India – a fully owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. Star India is also the current "Team Sponsor" of the Indian Cricket Team.

Channel properties[edit]

The Star Sports network consists of ten channels, four in standard definition and six in high definition, as listed below:

  • Star Sports 1
  • Star Sports 2
  • Star Sports 3
  • Star Sports 4
  • Star Sports HD1
  • Star Sports HD2
  • Star Sports HD3
  • Star Sports HD4
  • Star Sports Select HD1
  • Star Sports Select HD2

Digital Platform Availability[edit]

Hotstar is the digital platform owned by Star India and is available in India. The website follows a freemium service model wherein it offers free as well as premium content. Other than what Star Sports broadcasts, it also webcasts the Indian Premier League and other tournaments played in India, domestic as well as international.

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