Free Sports New Update 2023
Viaplay Xtra is a British free-to-air sports television channel operated and owned by Viaplay Group.Viaplay Xtra launched as FreeSports on 31 August 2017,[with the aim to provide free-to-air sports coverage and become a top three dedicated sports channel in the UK. It is available on all major platforms, available in 18 million UK homes. It is only available on Freeview HD, not standard Freeview.
The channel holds a partnership with rights holders IMG, MP & Silva, Lagardère Group, Pitch International and Infront Sports & Media. It is a sister channel of Premier Sports. FreeSports released a statement in February 2018 revealing that it would go high-definition (HD) on Sky in summer 2018, however, the channel only remains available in standard definition. In May 2019, a move to HD on Sky UK was set for 15 July 2019.
The channel launched on Virgin Media channel 553 on 21 July 2018. A temporary duplicate launched on channel 130 on Virgin Media at midnight on 22 July 2018, a slot previously vacated by Alibi +1 prior to the UKTV channels’ removals, until the network was restored on 11 August 2018. On 25 September 2018, the channel launched in high definition on Virgin Media.The HD version replaced the SD version on Freesat and Sky on 15 July 2019.
Here Is Channel Frequency And Details
|Channel Name||Free Sports|
|Satellite Name||Astra 2E (Eutelsat 28E) 28.2°E|