V Sport Hockey

Last updated
V Sport Hockey
Country United Kingdom
Broadcast area Sweden
Finland
Network V Sport
Programming
Picture format 16:9
Ownership
Owner Nordic Entertainment Group
Sister channels V Fotboll
V Sport Motor
V Golf
V Sport
History
Launched1 September 2009
Closed2011 (Baltics)
2017 (Norway)
Availability
Terrestrial
Digita (Finland)Channel 65 (SD)
DNA (Finland)Channel 119 (HD)
Cable
Com Hem (Sweden)Channel 113
DNA (Finland)Channel 458
Channel 459 (HD)
Satellite
RaiPlay Channel 2

V Sport Hockey is a sports channel that is broadcasting from the United Kingdom, primarily targeting Sweden but also available in Finland [1] and Norway. Broadcasting was commenced on 1 September 2009, at the start of the 2009 ice hockey season. [2] The channel focuses on the KHL, HockeyAllsvenskan, Kvalserien, Ice Hockey World Championships and NHL.

The launch of the channel was announced 7 May 2009 during the 2009 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. The channel is included in the Viasat sports package via satellite. The channel is available through the cable- and broadband networks, and the games from HockeyAllsvenskan shown on TV are available through the streaming service Viasat OnDemand. [3] [4]

In 2011, the channel ceased operations in the Baltics.

In 2017, the channel became a part of Viasport in Norway.

In 2020, the channel was renamed V Sport Hockey.

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References

  1. http://www.viasat.fi/satelliittitarjonta
  2. "Premiär för Viasat Hockey". Viasat Sport.
  3. "HockeyAllsvenskan klar för Sveriges första hockeykanal" (in Swedish). Viasat Sport. 2009-05-07. Retrieved 2009-05-08.
  4. "Viasat Hockey Sveriges första hockeykanal" (in Swedish). Viasat.se. Retrieved 2009-09-04.