ESPN returns to India, to air starting January 17, 2016


Good news for Sports fans in India as ESPN channels will go on air starting today. ESPN has partnered with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) to launch two new channels – Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD.

“The programming line-up on the SONY ESPN channels boasts of major football competitions like UEFA Euro 2016, the 2018 FIFA World Cup as well as ongoing seasons of the Spanish La Liga, the Italian Serie A and the Emirates FA Cup.

The development of ESPNcricinfo’s programming is also likely to complement the coverage of major cricket tournaments on Sony ESPN and the already existing Sony Six channel, which airs the IPL in India.”, ESPN said in a statement.

SPN and ESPN are also in plans to launch a a new multi-sport digital website and App, which will offer live coverage of various sports

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