firstly In 2005, Zee Entertainment Enterprises launch Sony Ten 3ed Zee Sports as. their 24-hour sports broadcasting network. Later, in November 2006, Zee acquired Taj Television as a subsidiary. Zee Sports was rebranded to Ten Action in 2010, which featured adventures sports . and non-cricket content such as tennis and football. Ten also launched a separate feed for Pakistan.
secondly In August 2016, Zee’s CEO Subash Chandra announced that the company negotiating with Sony Pictures Networks to sell its sports channel bouquet. and The agreement is sign in September 2016 and the acquisition . planned to be two-phased. With the completion of the first phase of the purchase, .
moreover Sony expanded its Indian sports network to 9 channels. With the completion of second phase, Sony gaine access to sports channels owned by Zee outside India. On 18 July 2017, the channels were rebranded under the Sony umbrella with the “Sony” brand attached as a prefix on the sports channels, in addition with the launch of the HD simulcasts.
Its Pakistani feed broadcasts original content from Dubai Media City headquarters and cricket matches of International Cricket Council, Asian Cricket Council. Ten Sports Pakistan, although having the same brand as its Indian sister channel, does not air simulcast programming from Sony Sports channels.
Sony Six and Sony ESPN, which were launched before Sony’s purchase of Ten, effectively became part of the group when the acquisition was completed. Both SD and HD versions of Sony ESPN was shutdown on 31st March 2020.
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It broadcasts events from the World Athletics Championships, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and Sukma Games. Its programming schedule also consists on live coverage of the Hopman Cup, Australian Open, ATP,rallying, horse racing, beach volleyball events and NBA. WWE Raw (along with the 30-minute pre-show) and WWE SmackDown are currently broadcast live weekly, along with NXT, Main Event, WWE Sunday Dhamaal and (generally) monthly pay-per-view specials.
Sony Ten 2
It broadcasts football matches from European leagues such as UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, FA Cup ,UEFA Super Cup, Serie A, aCup all year round, Sony Ten 2 show events of biggest MMA promotion in the world Ultimate Fighting Championship live and exclusively in india.plus it also shows ‘ Dana white’s Tuesday night Contender series’
In addition, football panelists frlive and exclusive on their channel across the world share their insights on the upcoming live matches, football updates on the channel on its show Football Extra.
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Sony Ten Golf
It was an HD, golf-focused channel launched on 7 October 2015. It had the broadcasting rights to the European Tour, Asian Tour, Ryder Cup, LPGA Tour, Royal Trophy, US PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship, Professional Golf Tour of India, and Ladies European Tour. The channel was closed on 31st December 2018.
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