Sports Channel Network, Channel 266 on Freeview, offers the consumer the opportunity to watch premium VOD sports content from over 21 categories ranging from action sports to fishing. To date over 500 hours of VOD programming is available for free to a UK Freeview audience with new content being added regularly.
The content is presented in a simple unique interface allowing the consumer to navigate around the channel via their TV remote. Each series is categorised meaning the audience can easily choose what they want to watch. Over 1000 episodes, all available to watch in either HD or SD, of sports programming includes weekly new features and event highlights.
The Channel works with a plethora of content partners from all over the world that produce high quality programming, including IMG and Sunset & Vine.
As the channel is delivered via IP, SCN has the ability better understand and target our audience with relevant content and marketing messages.
The growth of the channel is predicated on delivering relevant and interesting content to a Freeview and connected device audiences craving a premium sports channel where they determine what to watch and when.
The channel is planning to launch live programming in the Autumn 2018. More information will be available in due course on the range of events SCN will be covering.
Further platform expansion is scheduled during the second half of 2018 including YouView and Smart TV’s, thus increasing the distribution reach while also being available to users directly via an iOS and Android Applications in June 2018.
SCN believes in the growth of the free TV market and delivery compelling sports content to a broad audience across the U.K.