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SFR to start sports channel 13 August, adds 5 more channels

Tuesday 12 July 2016 | 09:58 CET | News
French operator SFR announced that its new sports channel will launch on 13 August, at the start of the English Premier League's football season. The operator is also adding five other new channels for ADSL/FTTH subscribers from 12 July. SFR Sport 1 will start with an exclusive broadcast of last year's Premier League winner, Leicester playing Hull City. The other new channels for SFR subscribers are National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild and Voyage, all from the Fox Networks Group, and the Lagardere children's channels Canal J and TiJ.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Altice Europe / National Geographic / SFR
Countries: France
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