Ziggo Sport

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Ziggo Sport
Ziggo Sport Logo.jpg
Launched12 November 2015; 3 years ago (2015-11-12)
NetworkZiggo
Owned byLiberty Global (50%)
Vodafone (50%)
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Audience share0.9% (2017, SKO)
CountryNetherlands
LanguageDutch
Broadcast areaNetherlands
HeadquartersHilversum, Netherlands
Sister channel(s)Ziggo Sport Select
Ziggo Sport Voetbal
Ziggo Sport Golf
Ziggo Sport Racing
Ziggo Sport Docu
Ziggo Sport Extra
Availability
Cable
ZiggoChannel 14 (HD)
Channel 976 (SD)
Streaming media
Ziggo GOZiggoGO.tv (Netherlands only)

Ziggo Sport is a sports television channel in the Netherlands, operated by Ziggo owned by VodafoneZiggo.[1] It is only available for Ziggo subscribers and broadcasts a variety of sports with a focus on major sporting events, a weekly talk show called "Peptalk", and sports related films and documentaries. It also has a paid counterpart, Ziggo Sport Totaal, which can also be received by non-Ziggo subscribers. The channel started with a repeating promotional film on 2 November 2015 and officially launched on 12 November 2015.

History[edit]

In November 2014, Liberty Global took over Dutch cable company Ziggo, including the Sport1 premium sports channels.[2] On 12 November 2015, the Sport1 premium sports channels were rebranded as Ziggo Sport Totaal. During this rebranding, Liberty Global also launched new Ziggo Sport channel, available for all digital TV subscribers of Ziggo.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Subscribe to read". Financial Times. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  2. ^ Ziggo completes delisting and converts to a Dutch private limited company
  3. ^ "Ziggo launches sports channel on November 12". BroadbandTVNews.com. 2015-11-02.