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Sky, ITV, Ginx partner for new eSports channel

Thursday 16 June 2016 | 10:26 CET | News
Sky and ITV have partnered with international media company Ginx TV to launch a new 24-hour eSports channel in the UK and Ireland, Ginx eSports TV. Sky and ITV are both expected to take minority stakes in the business to support its growth. The new channel, previously known as Ginx TV, will launch on Sky channel 470 in the Sports section of the Sky EPG on 23 June. The channel was previously only available on Virgin Media channel 290. Outside the UK and Ireland, the channel will be distributed to an additional 23 million homes, giving it a total reach of 37 million homes.

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Countries: Ireland / United Kingdom / World
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