Sony Six

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Sony Six
Sony SIX logo.png
Launched 7 April 2012
Owned by Sony Pictures Network India
Country India
Language English
Broadcast area India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives, Bhutan, Bangladesh
Headquarters Mumbai, India
Sister channel(s)
Website www.sonysix.com
Availability
Satellite
Dish TV Channels 623 (SD) and 622 (HD)
Tata Sky Channels 484 (SD) and 483 (HD)
Videocon d2h Channels 423 (SD) and 928 (HD)
Reliance Digital TV Channel 511 (SD)
Airtel digital TV Channels 291 (SD) and 292 (HD)
Sun Direct Channels 508 (SD) and 971 (HD)
Dish Home Nepal Channels 604 (SD) and 944 (HD)
Dishtv Lanka Channel 2652 (SD)
realvu Channel 310 (HD)
Cable
Fastway Cable Channels 301 (SD) and 606 (HD)
In Digital Channel 425
Asianet Digital TV (India) Channels 300 (SD) and 808 (HD)

Sony Six (marketed as SONY SIX) is an Indian sports channel owned and operated by Multi Screen Media, which also owns Sony Entertainment Television and SET Max. The channel is aimed at the youth segment.[1] It was launched on 7 April 2012 and is the 14th sports channel in India. It also broadcasts original programmes like NBA Slam.[2]

It broadcasts football, cricket, professional wrestling, mixed martial arts, rugby union, basketball and badminton.

Sony Six has the broadcasting rights for FIFA World Cup,[3], Caribbean Premier League, Copa América, The FA Cup, Italian Serie A, La Liga, The Rugby Championship, Aviva Premiership, Top 14, Super Rugby, National Football League, National Basketball Association, The Masters, PGA Championship, Ultimate Fighting Championship, Premier Futsal[4] and Impact Wrestling [5]

Sony Pictures Network has broadcasting rights of six international cricketing boards: Australia, South Africa, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indies and Zimbabwe.

References

  1. ^ "IPL 5: Multi Screen Media plans to air matches on SIX next year". The Economic Times. 8 April 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sony Six could be launching on a bouncy wicket". The Hindu Business Line. 26 March 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Sony SIX wins broadcast rights for FIFA World Cup 2014 and 2018
  4. ^ "Sony Pictures gets exclusive rights of Premier Futsal League". India Today. India Today. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Sony Six acquires TNA Wrestling's broadcasting rights". Business Standard. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
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