Sports Channel Network is focused on aggregating a growing sports programming content proposition accessible via free to air TV, mobile and tablet platforms, it’s free to watch meaning no paid subscription or registration required.
Sports Channel Network, which launched in December 2017, is the first IP delivered VOD OTT channel dedicated to presenting premium sports programming in HD in an advertiser-funded environment on Freeview and YouView (channel 266) in the UK.
Sports Channel Network offers the consumer the opportunity to consume premium VOD sports content from over 20 categories ranging from action sports to fishing with over 1000 hours of VOD programming available. New content is added weekly.
The content is presented in a simple unique interface allowing the consumer to navigate the channel options via their TV remote. Each series is categorised meaning the audience can easily choose what to watch from over 1700 episodes, all available in either HD or SD, of sports programming which includes weekly features, documentaries and event highlights.
The business partners with a plethora of federations, agencies, aggregators and production companies from all over the world who distribute high quality programming, including IMG and Sunset & Vine.
As the content is delivered via IP, the channel has the ability better understand and target the audience with advertising messages via a unique relationship with Google DFP.
The incredible channel growth is built on presenting relevant and timely content to an audience craving premium sports where they can determine what to watch and when across multiple devices, for free.
The channel will shortly be available on Android TV and via a web-based video player.
Sports Channel Network believes in the growth of the free UK TV market and delivering compelling sports content to the broadest possible audience.