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TV 2 Sport (Norway)

TV 2 Sport 2, formerely TV 2 Sport and TV2 Sportskanalen, stylized as TV 2 SPORT 1 to 2, is a Norwegian channel, formerly Pay-TV, that shows sports (the channel is spread out over 2 different channels, named TV 2 Sport 1 and 2), earlier TV2 Sport 1-5. It heavily features football, including the Norwegian Premier League. This channel also broadcasts international matches. It broadcast four 2010 World Cup matches.

TV2 Sport
TV 2 Sport (Norway) - logo.svg
LaunchedMarch 24, 2007
NetworkTV2 Norway
Owned byTV2 Zebra (TV2 and Telenor Broadcast Holding)
Picture format16:9 (576i, SDTV)
CountryNorway
LanguageNorwegian
Broadcast areaNorway
Sister channel(s)TV 2, TV 2 HD, TV 2 Zebra, TV 2 Nyhetskanalen, TV 2 Filmkanalen, TV 2 Science Fiction
Availability
Terrestrial
Satellite
Canal DigitalChannel 31 to 35
ViasatChannel 22 (TV 2 Sport 1)

The channel was launched on March 24, 2007 from Canal Digital, Get, Lyse and BKK.[1] In the autumn, it launched on the terrestrial RiksTV. From March 22, 2009, the channel will also be available from the Viasat satellite platform.[2]

The channel is a premium pay channel with a relatively high price (159 NOK per month, as of 2009). In addition to the main channel, it also offers four extra channels, TV 2 Sport 2, TV 2 Sport 3, TV 2 Sport 4 and TV 2 Sport 5, which allows them to broadcast five matches at once. The extra channels are, however, not available terrestrially.

In 2012 the channel was rebranded to 24 hours sports channel. In 2013 the resolution was changed from SD to HD. In 2018 the channel changed its name to TV 2 Sport 2, the another channel name is TV 2 Sport 1.

CoverageEdit

On-air staffEdit

Current on-air staffEdit

Game broadcasters
  • Kasper Wikestad - hockey play-by-play announcer, studio analyst
  • Marius Skjelbæk - hockey play-by-play announcer, studio analyst
  • Bjørn Erevik - hockey color analyst
  • Erik Follestad - hockey sideline reporter, studio analyst
  • Ole Eskil Dahlstrøm - hockey color analyst, studio analyst
  • Geir Hoff - studio analyst

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kamp om premium-kundene". Kampanje. March 20, 2007.
  2. ^ "Flere kan se TV 2 SPORT" (Press release). TV 2. March 20, 2009.

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