The leading UK sports channel delivering premium HD VOD and live sports programming in an OTT environment for free

Sports Channel Network is distributed by VOD365 – who deliver and own leading branded channels across multiple connected platforms. SCN is focused on aggregating a growing sports programming content proposition accessible via free TV, mobile and tablet platforms, it’s free to watch meaning no paid subscription required.

Sports Channel Network, which launched in early December 2017 and is the first IP delivered VOD OTT channel dedicated to presenting premium sports programming in HD in an advertiser funded environment on Freeview channel 266 in the UK.  

"Formula E are proud to be working in partnership with Sports Channel Network who are at the forefront of creating an innovative destination for today's sports fan."

Ali Russell, Director of Media, Formula E

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.

Channel Network Portfolio:

  • Action
  • Action Sports World 2017
  • Bowl-A-Rama 2017
  • Bowlzilla 2017
  • Cape Epic
  • Crankworx World Tour 2017
  • FISE World Series 2017
  • Lane 1 Inside BMX Supercross
  • World Parkour Championships
  • Red Bull Sports Events 2017
  • Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2017
  • Ride to the Roots
  • Send it
  • UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Series 2017
  • Ultimate Rush
  • World of Freesports
  • The Pioneer – 7 Day MTB stage race 2017
  • Alaska or Bus’t – The MTB Roadtrip
  • Tankwa Trek 2017
  • GlemmRide Bike Festival 2017
  • Transmaurienne Vanoise stage race 2017
  • Air Sports
  • World Long Distance Gas Balloon Championship 2017
  • World Aerobatic Championships 2017
  • World Indoor Skydiving Championships 2017
  • Aquatic
  • APP World Tour 2017
  • Australian Open of Surfing 2017
  • F1 H20 Aquabike World Championship 2017
  • F1 H20 Powerboat World Championship 2017
  • World Kitesurf League 2017
  • World Kiteboarding Championships
  • Baketball
  • FIBA World Basketball
  • Combat
  • Total Combat
  • Cricket
  • Hong Kong World Sixes 2017
  • Cycling
  • InCycle
  • Equestrian
  • Event Rider Masters Series 2017
  • eSports
  • Arena eSports
  • Fishing
  • iFish 2017
  • Football
  • Extra Time
  • Life’s a Pitch
  • Mission Russia
  • Road to Russia
  • Golf
  • Golfing World
  • Mass Participation
  • Alpe d’Huez Triathlon 2017
  • Asia-Pacific Ironman Championships – Cairns, Great Barrier Reef 2017
  • Beijing Triathlon 2017
  • Ironman Australia, Port Macquarie 2017
  • Ironman Western Australia 2017
  • Le Marathon des Sables 2017
  • Marathon des Sables 2017
  • Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival 2017
  • Noosa International Triathlon 2017
  • Singapore Triathlon 2017
  • Tri Life 2017
  • Motorsport
  • AutoSpeed
  • Enduro World Series 2017
  • European Le Mans Series 2017
  • Hard Enduro Series 2017
  • Julius Baer: The Business of Formula E
  • Michelin Le Mans Cup 2017
  • Mobil1 The Grid
  • Street Racers
  • The Inside Line
  • eRace
  • Other
  • Gillette World of Sport
  • Roller Derby til I Die
  • Timber Sports 2017
  • The Immortals
  • Racket Sports
  • Deuce
  • Table Tennis England Series 2017
  • Touch Tennis 2017
  • Sailing
  • Clipper Sailing – Race of the Their Lives
  • Extreme Sailing Series
  • The World Sailing Show
  • World Match Racing Tour Sailing 2017
  • Winter
  • Audi Quattro Winter Games 2017
  • Freeride World Tour 2017
  • Red Bull Crashed Ice – Ice Cross Downhill World Championship 2017
  • World Snowboard Tour 2017
  • Snow Bike Festival 2017