DAZN lands on Sky in the UK and Ireland

Sports streamer DAZN is to launch its 24/7 sport channel DAZN 1 HD on Sky in the UK and Ireland.

DAZN 1 HD lands on channel 429 on Sky from 23 March, ahead of Anthony Joshua, the two-time World Heavyweight Champion of the World, return to the ring.

DAZN 1 HD’s roster of shows include fights from the UK boxing line up, All Elite Wrestling and Professional Fighters League, as well as, news from DAZN Boxing Show and KSI’s X Series which will headline blockbuster fight nights.

Programming also includes coverage of the UEFA Women’s Champions League, Spanish women’s football Primera División Femenina, Streetleague Skateboarding, eSports, extreme sports with Red Bull TV and DAZN original documentaries.

Customers can subscribe to DAZN HD 1 at £9.99 per month from 16 March ahead of its launch on 23 March. Subscribers via Sky will have access to the entire DAZN service via the DAZN app, which can be downloaded on Smart TVs, Games Consoles, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Google Chromecast and Apple TV.

DAZN Group CEO, Shay Segev said, “Getting DAZN widely distributed is a priority for us as it delivers our great and growing array of content to more and more fans. We have ambitious, long-term and strategic plans for the UK market. The more people get to know Dazn and what we offer, not just in terms of rights but the full range of digital, interactive and sports entertainment we are developing, the better.

“This launch is great news for sports fans. DAZN 1 HD will optimise exposure for the upcoming Anthony Joshua fight, ensuring it is his most hotly anticipated and accessible bout in over a decade,” he added.

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