Sommet Sports TV coming to Sky and Freeview Satellite

Sommet-Logo-300Once again, another channel which had exclusively been available on Freeview has arrived on Sky.

From April 14, 2014, Sommet Sports will bring free sports coverage 24/7 to every New Zealand household. Sommet Sports commences a new satellite service on Freeview and launches on SKY Channel 069.

It has been a long anticipated launch onto satellite for Sommet Sports. Now, in addition to their current UHF broadcast, satellite broadcast on both SKY and Freeview will give the recently launched television company similar coverage to that of every major New Zealand TV station.

“With our extension into satellite, and with great support from the people at SKY, we will be able to deliver our channel free-to-air across all platforms where Kiwis like to watch their sport. We appreciate SKY’s commitment to us and see potential for future synergies and opportunities with them”, says Andrew Reeves, Director of Sommet Sports.

John Fellet, SKY’s chief executive welcomed Sommet Sports to SKY.

“Sommet Sports is a great addition to SKY’s existing sports channels. Adding a new sport channel with a unique offering means SKY customers now have even more choice in what sport they watch.”

“Attractive sporting competitions such as German football league the Bundesliga and MotoGP will now be available on SKY with Sommet Sports.”From April 14, 2014, Sommet Sports will bring free sports coverage 24/7 to every New Zealand household. Sommet Sports commences a new satellite service on Freeview and launches on SKY Channel 069.

It has been a long anticipated launch onto satellite for Sommet Sports. Now, in addition to their current UHF broadcast, satellite broadcast on both SKY and Freeview will give the recently launched television company similar coverage to that of every major New Zealand TV station.

“With our extension into satellite, and with great support from the people at SKY, we will be able to deliver our channel free-to-air across all platforms where Kiwis like to watch their sport. We appreciate SKY’s commitment to us and see potential for future synergies and opportunities with them”, says Andrew Reeves, Director of Sommet Sports.

John Fellet, SKY’s chief executive welcomed Sommet Sports to SKY.

“Sommet Sports is a great addition to SKY’s existing sports channels. Adding a new sport channel with a unique offering means SKY customers now have even more choice in what sport they watch.”

 

“Attractive sporting competitions such as German football league the Bundesliga and MotoGP will now be available on SKY with Sommet Sports.”

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  • Jas

    Sommet needed to do that as MYSKY is PVR of choice of a lot of people. Will get them a bigger audience and thus more advertisers potentially (Of course PVER users don’t watch adverts).