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Star Sports is a network of Indian sports channels owned by Star India, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.

Star Sports
STAR Sports
Launched
  • Star Sports 1 :
    21 August 1993
  • Star Sports 2 :
    11 March 2013
  • Star Sports Select 1 :
    10 August 2016
  • Star Sports Select 2 :
    10 August 2016
  • Star Sports 1 Hindi :
    28 May 2017
  • Star Sports 1 Tamil :
    28 May 2017
  • Star Sports First :
    21 July 2017
  • Star Sports 3 :
    15 September 2018
  • Star Sports 1 Telugu :
    7 December 2018
  • Star Sports 1 Kannada :
    30 December 2018
  • Star Sports 1 Bangla :
    21 February 2019
Owned byStar India
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
2160i (UHDTV)
SloganBelieve
Country India
LanguageHindi
English
Tamil
Telugu
Kannada
Bengali
Broadcast areaIndia, Pakistan, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
HeadquartersStar House, Urmi Estate, 95 Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel (West), Mumbai-400 013, India
Formerly called
  • Star Sports 1:
    STAR Sports (21 January 1993 - 5 November 2013)
  • Star Sports Select 1 and 2:
    Star Sports Select HD1 and HD2 (10 August 2016 - 28 May 2017)
Replaced
  • Prime Sports
    (21 August 1991 – 21 August 1993)
  • Star Sports 3:
    STAR Cricket
    (2007 - 5 November 2013)
  • Star Sports 4:
    ESPN
    (1995 - 5 November 2013)
  • Star Sports HD1:
    STAR Cricket HD
    (21 July 2011 - 5 November 2013)
  • Star Sports HD2:
    ESPN HD
    (21 July 2011 - 5 November 2013)
  • Star Sports Hindi 1:
    Star Sports 3
    (5 November 2013 - 28 May 2017)
  • Star Sports Tamil 1:
    Star Sports 4
    (5 November 2013 - 28 May 2017)
  • Star Sports 3:
    Channel V India
    (23 May 1994 - 15 September 2018)
Websitewww.hotstar.com
tvguide.starsports.com
Availability
Terrestrial
TV Lanka Digital TV (Sri Lanka)Channel 37 (Star Sports 1 HD)
Channel 38 (Star Sports 2 HD)
Satellite
Videocon d2h (India)Channel 401 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 923 (Star Sports 1 HD)
Channel 403 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 924 (Star Sports 2 HD)
Channel 405 (Star Sports Hindi 1)
Channel 925 (Star Sports Hindi 1 HD)
Channel 409 (Star Sports Tamil 1)
Channel 929 (Star Sports Select 1 HD)
Channel 930 (Star Sports Select 2 HD)
Channel 431 (Star Sports First)
Dish TV (India)Channel 607 (Star Sports Hindi 1)
Channel 603 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 605 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 602 (Star Sports 1 HD)
Channel 604 (Star Sports 2 HD)
Channel 606 (Star Sports Hindi 1 HD)
Channel 645 (Star Sports Select 1 HD)
Channel 646 (Star Sports Select 2 HD)
Channel 2410 (Star Sports First)
Dialog TV (Sri Lanka)Channel 73 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 74 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 75 (Star Sports Select 1)
Channel 130 (Star Sports 1 HD)
Channel 132 (Star Sports Select 1 HD)
Channel 133 (Star Sports Select 2 HD)
Tata Sky (India)Channel 455 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 457 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 460 (Star Sports Hindi 1)
Channel 1516 (Star Sports Tamil 1)
Channel 1421 (Star Sports Telugu 1)
Channel 454 (Star Sports 1 HD)
Channel 456 (Star Sports 2 HD)
Channel 459 (Star Sports Hindi 1 HD)
Channel 463 (Star Sports Select 1 HD)
Channel 464 (Star Sports Select 2 HD)
Channel 497 (Star Sports First)
independent TV (India)Channel 516 (Star Sports 3)
Channel 502 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 501 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 501 (Star Sports 1 tamil)
Channel 515 (Star Sports select 1)
Channel 521 (Star Sports 1 HD)
Channel 522 (Star Sports 2 HD)
Channel 525 (Star Sports Select 1 HD)
Channel 526 (Star Sports Select 2 HD)
DD Free Dish (India)Channel 77 (Star Sports First)
UCS (Bangladesh)Channel 3
SITI Digital Network (India)Channel 473 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 474 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 475 (Star Sports 1 Hindi)
Channel 476 (Star Sports Select 1)
Channel 485 (Star Sports Select 2)
Channel 973 (Star Sports 1 HD)
Channel 974 (Star Sports 2 HD)
Channel 975 (Star Sports Hindi 1 HD)
Channel 978 (Star Sports Select 1 HD)
Channel 979 (Star Sports Select 2 HD)
Sun Direct TV (India)Channel 504 (Star Sports 1 Tamil)
Channel 503 (Star Sports 1 Hindi)
Channel 500 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 502 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 972 (Star Sports 1 HD)
Channel 974 (Star Sports 2 HD)
Channel 987 (Star Sports Select 1 HD)
Airtel Digital TV (India)Channel 277 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 278 (Star Sports 1 HD)
Channel 279 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 280 (Star Sports 2 HD)
Channel 281 (Star Sports 1 Hindi)
Channel 282 (Star Sports Hindi 1 HD)
Channel 283 (Star Sports Select 1)
Channel 284 (Star Sports Select 2)
Channel 306 (Star Sports 3)
Channel 803 (Star Sports 1 Tamil)
Channel 300 (Star Sports Select 1 HD)
Channel 301 (Star Sports Select 2 HD)
Dish Home (Nepal)Channel 600 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 940 (Star Sports 1 HD)
Channel 941 (Star Sports 2 HD)
Channel 944 (Star Sports Select 1 HD)
Channel 945 (Star Sports Select 2 HD)
Cable
Teledasun (LBN) (Sri Lanka)Channel ???
Southern Networks (Pakistan)Channel 34
Hathway Digital Cable (India)Channel 367 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 368 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 567 (Star Sports HD1)
Channel 568 (Star Sports HD2)
Channel 544 (Star Sports Select 1 HD)
Channel 545 (Star Sports Select 2 HD)
Asianet Digital TV (India)Channel 301 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 302 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 310 (Star Sports 1 Hindi)
Channel 311 (Star Sports 1 Tamil)
Channel 809 (Star Sports 1 HD)
Channel 810 (Star Sports 2 HD)
Channel 811 (Star Sports 1 Hindi HD)
Channel 303 (Star Sports Select 1)
Channel 304 (Star Sports Select 2)
Channel 813 (Star Sports Select 1 HD)
Channel 814 (Star Sports Select 2 HD)
Channel 315 (Star Sports First)
Medianet (Maldives)Channel 304 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 300 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 301 (Star Sports Premier League)
IPTV
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)Channel 6
PEO TV (Sri Lanka)Channel 41 (Star Sports 1)
Channel 40 (Star Sports 2)
Channel 39 (Star Sports Select 1)

Contents

List of ChannelsEdit

Standard DefinitionEdit

  • Star Sports 1
  • Star Sports 2
  • Star Sports 3
  • Star Sports Select 1
  • Star Sports Select 2
  • Star Sports 1 Hindi
  • Star Sports 1 Tamil
  • Star Sports 1 Telugu
  • Star Sports 1 Kannada (Will be launched on 30 December 2018)
  • Star Sports 1 Bangla (Will be launched on 21 February 2019)
  • Star Sports First

High DefinitionEdit

  • Star Sports 1 HD
  • Star Sports 2 HD
  • Star Sports Select 1 HD
  • Star Sports Select 2 HD
  • Star Sports 1 Hindi HD


Channel AvailabilityEdit

Standard DefinitionEdit

Channel Name Tata Sky Airtel

Digital TV

Dish

TV

Videocon

d2h

Sun

Direct

Independent T V DD

Free Dish

Siti

Cable

Star Sports 1 455 277 603 401 500 501 - 470
Star Sports 2 457 279 605 403 502 502 - 471
Star Sports 3 458 306 - - 518 516
Star Sports Select 1 464 283 623 429 514 504 - 473
Star Sports Select 2 466 284 625 430 - - - 479
Star Sports 1 Hindi 460 281 607 407 503 503 - 472
Star Sports 1 Tamil 1516 803 1865 521 504 515 - 485
Star Sports 1 Telugu 1421 625 639 733 511 634 - 536
Star Sports 1 Kannada TBA (To be launched on 30-12-2018)
Star Sports 1 Bangla TBA (To be launched by 21-02-2019)
Star Sports First 497 303 2410 431 - - 77 480

High DefinitionEdit

Channel Name Tata Sky Airtel

Digital TV

Dish TV Videocon

d2h

Sun

Direct

Independent T V DD

Free Dish

Siti

Cable

Star Sports 1 HD 454 278 602 923 984 521 - 1133
Star Sports 2 HD 456 280 604 924 986 522 - 1134
Star Sports Select 1 HD 463 300 645 929 987 525 - 1137
Star Sports Select 2 HD 465 301 646 930 988 526 - 1138
Star Sports 1 Hindi HD 459 282 606 925 - - - 1135

EventsEdit

Notable events which are broadcast by Star Sports Network include:

CricketEdit

Event In SD Broadcaster(s) In HD Broadcaster(s)
ICC Events

(2015-2023)

  • Cricket World Cup
  • Champions Trophy
  • World Twenty20
Star Sports 1 (In English)
Star Sports 1 Hindi (In Hindi)
Star Sports 1 Tamil (In Tamil)
Star Sports 1 HD (In English)
Star Sports 1 HD Hindi (In Hindi)
Indian Premier League[1][2][3]

(2018-2022)

Star Sports 1, Star Sports Select 1 (In English)
Star Sports 1 Hindi (In Hindi)
Star Sports 1 Tamil (In Tamil)
Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports Select 1 HD (In English)
Star Sports 1 HD Hindi (In Hindi)
International cricket in India[4]

(2018-2023)

Star Sports 1 (In English)
Star Sports 1 Hindi (In Hindi)
Star Sports 1 Tamil (In Tamil)
Star Sports 1 HD (In English)
Star Sports 1 HD Hindi (In Hindi)
Asia Cup

(2016-2023)

Star Sports 1 (In English)
Star Sports 1 Hindi (In Hindi)
Star Sports 1 Tamil (In Tamil)
Star Sports 1 HD (In English)
Star Sports 1 HD Hindi (In Hindi)
International cricket in Bangladesh

(2014-2020)

Star Sports 1 (In English)
Star Sports 1 Hindi (In Hindi)
Star Sports 1 Tamil (In Tamil)
Star Sports Select 1 (In English - Non Indian Match)
Star Sports Select 2 (In English - Non Indian Match)
Star Sports 1 HD (In English)
Star Sports 1 HD Hindi (In Hindi)
Star Sports Select 1 HD (In English - Non Indian Match)
Star Sports Select 2 HD (In English - Non Indian Match)
International cricket in New Zealand[5][6]

(2017-2020)

Star Sports 1 (In English)
Star Sports 1 Hindi (In Hindi)
Star Sports 1 Tamil (In Tamil)
Star Sports Select 1 (In English - Non Indian Match)
Star Sports Select 2 (In English - Non Indian Match)
Star Sports 1 HD (In English)
Star Sports 1 HD Hindi (In Hindi)
Star Sports Select 1 HD (In English - Non Indian Match)
Star Sports Select 2 HD (In English - Non Indian Match)
Ranji Trophy

(2018-2023)

Star Sports First (in English/Hindi)
Star Sports 2 (in English/Hindi - Final)
Tamil Nadu Premier League

(2016-2017)

Star Sports 1 (In English)
Star Sports 1 Tamil (In Tamil)
Star Sports 1 HD (In English)
Karnataka Premier League

(2017-2018)

Star Sports 2 (In English) Star Sports 2 HD (In English)
Global T20 Canada[7]

(2018)

Star Sports 2 (In English) Star Sports 2 HD (In English)
Caribbean Premier League[8]

(2018)

Star Sports 2 (In English) Star Sports 2 HD (In English)

FootballEdit

Event Broadcaster(s)
International Football in India Star Sports 3 (In English)
Premier League Star Sports Select 1 (In English)
Star Sports Select 2 (In English)
Bundesliga Star Sports Select 1 (In English)
Star Sports Select 2 (In English)
I-League Star Sports 3 (In English)
Super Cup (India) Star Sports 3 (In English)

HockeyEdit

KabaddiEdit

Promotion Broadcaster(s)
Pro Kabaddi Star Sports 2 (In English)
Star Sports 1 Hindi (In Hindi)
Star Sports First (In Hindi)
Star Sports 1 Tamil (In Tamil)
Kabaddi World Cup Star Sports 2 (In English)
Star Sports 1 Hindi (In Hindi)
2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters Star Sports 1 & Hindi 1

Motor RacingEdit

Event Broadcaster(s)
Formula One Star Sports Select 1 (In English)
Star Sports Select 2 (In English)

TennisEdit

Event Broadcaster(s)
French Open Star Sports Select 1 (In English)
Star Sports Select 2 (In English)
Wimbledon Star Sports Select 1 (In English)
Star Sports Select 2 (In English)
US Open Star Sports Select 1 (In English)
Star Sports Select 2 (In English)

Digital platform availabilityEdit

Hotstar[9] is the digital platform owned by Star India and is available in India. The website follows a freemium service model wherein it offers free as well as premium content. Other than what Star Sports broadcasts, it also webcasts some other tournaments played in India, domestic as well as international.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reuters (2017-09-04). "IPL television and broadcast rights sold for massive £1.97bn to Star India". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-09-04.
  2. ^ "Star India wins IPL rights for US $2.55 billion". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2017-09-04.
  3. ^ "Five stand-out numbers from the IPL media rights sale". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2017-09-04.
  4. ^ "Star Sports India bag BCCI media rights for INR 6138.1 Crore". Cricbuzz. Retrieved 2017-04-05.
  5. ^ "A key new partnership". New Zealand Cricket. Retrieved 2017-11-11.
  6. ^ "Star Sports bag telecast rights for International matches in New Zealand". CricTracker. Retrieved 2017-11-12.
  7. ^ "Global T20 Canada broadcast rights bagged by Star Sports". Sportskeeda. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Hero CPL to broadcast on Star Sports in India". CPLT20. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  9. ^ Hotstar

External linksEdit