Hotbird 13.0°E

  • Astra 19.2°E - ARD and Sky Deutschland retain DFB Pokal TV rights

    According to Bild, German public broadcaster ARD and pay-TV Sky Deutschland have retained the broadcast rights to the DFB-Pokal, Germany’s national knockout soccer cup, from the 2016/17 season. 

    Bundesliga satellite TV schedule

    The competition was founded in 1935, then called Tschammer-Pokal. The first titleholder were 1. FC Nuremberg. Bayern Munich have won the most titles (17) while Fortuna Düsseldorf hold the record for most consecutive tournament wins (18) between 1978 and 1981, taking the cup in 1979 and 1980.

    Read more

  • FTA (Free-to-air) Sport Channels on HotBird 13.0°E Satellite Position

      Photo1: "DSC_1582" mustapha ennaimi (flickr) under (CC BY 2.0)

    Arryadia is a TV channel of SNRT in Marocco, and it is available as a FTA channel via different satellite positions.

    Broadcaster is focusing primarly on domestic sport competitions, covering football, handball and voleyball national leagues.

    With up to three Botola-Pro Football league matches per week, Arryadia is the great place for African football fans. 

    Saudi Arabian sports broadcaster Abu Dhabi Sports (Al Riyadiya) broadcasts from Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates and is owned by Abu Dhabi Media.

    Broadcaster has eight different channels but only Abu Dhabi Sports 1 is available via HotBird 13°E satellite position.

    FTA broadcaster has live TV rights from top sport events like Coppa Italia, Arabian Gulf League, Copa America...

    AzTV and Ictimai TV are public television channels in Azerbeijan, both based in Baku. 

    Ictimai TV covers all World and European Football Cup Qualifiers from 2014-2018AzTV shares England Premier League and UEFA Champions League together with Idman TV. Azerbeijan channels are great free-to-air football source for satellite viewers reaching HotBird 13°E satellite postion.

    DMAX is a thematic network television, owned by Discovery Communications Group.

    It's the first factual-entertainment channel for the male audience in Italy, but it is important to note this channel as a sport broadcaster becouse it covers Rugby Six Nation matches until 2018.

    ARD and ZDF, are public-service-televisions based in Germay. Both broadcasters are available free-to-air throughout Europe on Astra 19.2°E and Eutelsat HotBird 13°E satellite positions.

    Together with ARD, ZDF covers FIFA World Cup through 2022, European Football Championships 2016, Germany National Team friendly matches, Olympic Games 2016, America's Cup, Winter sports, main world athletics events and also UEFA Champions League Wednesday match.

    ARD provides 3. Bundesliga matches and two 2.Bundesliga relegation playoffs matches. This season ARD has exlusively rights for both Borussia Dortmund matches in UEFA Europa League playoffs and Eurobasket 2015.

    Rai Sport Italia - 24 hours of pure sports

    Rai — Radiotelevisione italiana, commercially styled Rai, is Italy's national public broadcasting company, owned by the Ministry of Economy and Finance. 

    For satellite viewers, Rai sport channels (Rai Uno, Rai Sport 1, Rai Sport 2), are all available free-to-air via HotBird 13.0°E and Eutelsat 5.0°W satellite position. 

    • Football

    Rai Uno usually broadcasts all the Italian national football team'sand Coppa Italia, as well as the matches from important football competitions such as the Fifa World Cup, Fifa Confederations Cup  and European Championship.

    Rai Sport 1 covers Lega Pro Prima and Seconda Divisione, Serie D, Coppa Italia Lega Pro, Coppa Italia Serie D and FIFA Futsal World Cup.

    • Basketball 

    Rai Sport 1 covers Italian Seria A (one game per week) and Italian Basketball Cup.

    • Cycling

    Together with Eurosport Italia, Rai Sport 2 covers all main cycling events live and free. Fans can enjoy in Tour de France, Giro d'Italia, Vuelta a Espana, Tour de Suisse, UCI Road World Championships, UCI ProTour (some races) and other domestic cycling events.

    • Volleyball

    MP & Silva, a leading international media rights company, has exclusive rights to distribute Italian Volleyball TV rights outside Italy. Rai Sport 1 has rich volleyball program and covers: Italian Serie 1 and 2, Italian Cup, Super Cup, Volleyball World League and both European and World Volleyball Championships.

    • Other

    RAI Sport channels also coverPrix d'Amerique, Formula 1 (9 races live), RugbyNational Championship of Excellence,Sailing,Alpine Skiing Cup andFed Cup (only Italy matches) 

    SuperTennis is an Italian terrestrial and satellite free television channel broadcasting tennis. 

    Among the various tennis events broadcaster covers the Davis Cup, the Fed Cup, the ATP World Tour Masters 1000ATP World Tour 500 series and the WTA Tour.

    With SportEventz stay up-to-date with all live sports available on satellite TV.

    Connecting sports and TV in the best possible way 

    Photo1: "DSC_1582" mustapha ennaimi (flickr) under (CC BY 2.0) 

    Photo2: "Champions League" El Ronzo (flickr) (CC BY-ND 2.0)

    Photo3: "Inizia mercoledi la fase finale degli Europei U21" by Nazionale Calcio (flickr) under (CC BY 2.0)

    Photo4: "Roger Federer and Andy Roddick"  by Jimmy Baikovicius (flickr)  under (CC BY-SA 2.0)

    Logos copyright

    All Channels logos are of an organisation and are protected by copyright by heir respective owners. SportEventz Blog makes no intention to infrige on any intellectual property or copyrights. Logos are provided for means of identification only. 

    Read more

  • Hotbird 13°E - Fox Sport secures Bundesliga rights in Italy

    Fox Sports has announced that it has acquired the exclusive multimedia rights for German Bundesliga until 2021.

    Read more

  • Hotbird 13°E - Rai covers UEFA Euro 2016 FTA in Italy

    Photo: Pixabay

    According to, Italian state broadcaster Rai, which is available as free-to-air TV, has agreed with Sky Italia a share of TV and media rights to the UEFA Euro 2016.

    Read more

  • Hotbird 13°E - Rai Sport Italia covers European Water Polo Championship free-to-air

    The European Water Polo Championship 2016 in Belgrade promise to be a spectacle. Behind the race for the European title there is the battle for the Olympic Qualification Tournament in Trieste, Italy (April 3-10). The final match will be held on 23 January in Kombank Arena, Belgrade.


    For the first time, the tournament will be contested by 16 countries (12 previously). The 16 teams qualified as follows: the host nation, the best seven teams from the 2014 European Championships and eight qualifiers. 

    Read more

  • Hotbird 13°E - Sky Italia wins Copa America Centenario rights

    Photo: Pixabay

    The Copa América Centenario, referred to in English as the 2016 Centennial Copa America, is a scheduled international men's association football tournament to be held in the United States in 2016. 

    Football liveonsat today

    Read more

  • SuperTennis TV - Live FTA Tennis via Eutelsat HotBird 13°E Satellite Position

    Live tennis satellite TV schedule

    SuperTennis is an Italian terrestrial and satellite television channel broadcasting tennis live.

    Read more