Sony ESPN

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Sony ESPN
File:Sony ESPN Logo.png
Launched 17th January, 2016
Owned by ESPN Inc.
Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt Ltd
Country India
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra
Replaced Sony KIX (at the time of launch)
Sister channel(s) Sony TV
Sony MAX
Sony MAX 2
Sony SAB
Sony SIX
Sony PIX
Sony AATH
AXN
Animax
Sony Pal
Availability
Satellite
Dish TV (India) Channel 655 (SD)
Channel 87 (HD)
TATA Sky (India) Channel 422 (SD)
Channel 421 (HD)
Airtel digital tv (India) Channel 242 (SD)
Channel 243 (HD)
Sun Direct (India) Channel 516 (SD)
Channel 970 (HD)
Videocon D2H (India) Channel 425 (SD)
Dish Home (Nepal) Channel 901 (HD)
Cable
Asianet Digital TV (India) Channel 301 (SD)
Channel 807 (HD)
Siti Cable (India) Channel 481 (SD)

Sony ESPN is an Indian sports television channel which is a joint venture between ESPN, Inc. and Sony Pictures Networks. Formerly known as Sony KIX, the channel was rebranded as Sony ESPN on 17 January 2016. The channel targets the Indian subcontinent including India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The partnership was made official in October 2015, ending ESPN's longtime partnership with 21st Century Fox's Star Sports.[1] Sony and ESPN will partner together on website and app efforts, with ESPN providing and producing content such as cricket, football, tennis, NBA basketball, badminton, field hockey, along with other events.[2][3]

References

  1. "ESPN to make comeback on Indian TV; partners with MSM". Daily News and Analysis. 7 October 2015. Retrieved 7 October 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "MSM India and ESPN to create co-branded content Platforms in Indian subcontinent". Business Standard. 7 October 2015. Retrieved 7 October 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "MSM to launch new channels, website on sports". Live Mint. 7 October 2015. Retrieved 7 October 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>