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TV2 Sport 1 to be available on Telenor Norway, Canal Digital

Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 has struck a domestic carriage deal for its TV2 Sport 1 channel to be available on pay-television providers Telenor Norway and Canal Digital.

The channel’s flagship property is the English Premier League, with TV2’s new three-year cycle of rights beginning with the upcoming 2019-20 season.

TV2 Sport 1, which was launched a year ago, also shows coverage of the Uefa Champions League and Europa League club football tournaments, as well as hockey, handball and cycling events.

The channel is available via Telenor’s basic package and Canal Digital’s Family Package from today (August 6).

TV2’s chief editor and chief executive, Olav Sandnes said that TV2 Sport 1 will be available in nearly 80 per cent of Norwegian households following the latest carriage deals.

The length of the agreement was not disclosed.