ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK TO LAUNCH ON SFR BELGIUM

By July 26, 2016News

ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK has signed a multi-year distribution agreement with SFR Belgium to broadcast its Eleven and Eleven Sports channels.

From 1 August, SFR Belgium subscribers will have access to a comprehensive range of premium sports content from around the world on ELEVEN’s two action-packed channels, via their set-top box.

Fans can look forward to HD broadcasts in French and Flemish commentary on Eleven, a channel dedicated exclusively to football, and exciting multi-sport channel, Eleven Sports.

“This agreement with SFR ensures more sports fans in Belgium will be able to enjoy action from some of the biggest sports properties in the world, including the FA Cup, LaLiga, NBA and more,” says Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK. “We are pleased to add SFR subscribers to our ever-growing audience, and look forward to kicking off the new football season with them in just a few weeks’ time.” 

“We are very pleased with the launch of the ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK channels on SFR Belgium,” says Sébastien Germain, Head of Marketing and Brand Management, SFR. “The wealth of the ELEVEN programmes and the variety of sports on offer will ensure our sports fans will be truly entertained. This partnership reinforces our desire to always offer the best possible content to SFR customers.”

The addition of the Eleven and Eleven Sports channels enhances SFR’s sports offering, which also includes SFR Sport 2, SFR Sport 3, SFR Sport 5, MCS Tennis, Porto Canal, VOO Sport World 1, VOO Sport World 2 and VOO Sport World 3.

Football fans will be treated to LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage from a number of the top international league and cup competitions on Eleven, including the Emirates FA Cup, English Football League and English Football League Cup, Spanish LaLiga Santander, Italian Serie A TIM, French Ligue 1, Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, Scottish Professional Football League and 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia CONMEBOL qualifiers.

Eleven Sports, the network’s second channel, is home to a world-class line up of the most popular sports among Belgian fans, including NFL, NBA, Velux EHF Champions League handball, kickboxing, MMA, ATP 250 tennis and cycling events from around the world, including the upcoming Vuelta a Burgos.

Both channels are available on SFR Belgium, Proximus TV, Telenet, VOO and Orange, and can be accessed online by every sports fan across the country at www.elevensports.be, and as an app that can be downloaded from Google Play and the App Store.

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About ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK:

Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK is a brand new global sports network dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. Initial launches include multiple channels across select domestic markets with Belgium receiving close to 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The pay TV channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.

Like us on Facebook: /Eleven.Sports.Network
Follow us on Twitter: @ElevenSportsHQ
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About SFR Belgium:
SFR Belgium, a brand of the Altice Group provides digital television, high speed internet and fixed mobile telephony. The products of SFR Belgium are distinguished by their high quality: they offer high speed internet, unlimited phoning and digital TV in high definition with an unlimited video on demand service. The combination of these four services makes them a key player in Quadruple Play.

The operator is active in Luxembourg and Belgium. Active in Belgium since 2016, SFR aims to develop the most efficient services allowing customers access to the most advanced digital technology and this for unbeatable prices.
SFR is committed to the respect for cultural diversity and strives to provide each of its customers tailor-made offers.

Follow us on Twitter: @SFR_Belgium

Press contact: Sébastien Germain, sebastien.germain@sfr.eu,+32 490 195 295