Sky Sports Xtra Reviews
Product Type: Sky TV channels
Description:Sky Sports Xtra was the fourth Sports Channel launched by Sky Sports. It airs repeats and live events of many Sky ... more
Sky Sports Xtra ... Sports programmes, such as La Liga. The channel launched in April 1999, and is a free bonus channel for those who subscribed to both Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2. The channel was originally launched as Sky Sports Extra but later rebranded to Sky Sports Xtra. The name Extra rather than Sky Sports 4 was chosen as the original intention of the channel was to simulcast sporting events showing on the main channels with the addition to interactive services. More recently the channel has stopped simulcasting, and the interactive services have moved to the main Sky Sports channels. Sky Sports Xtra now shows live and recorded sports events, and is in an effect a fourth main Sky Sports channel.
Newest Review: ... Year and before the start of a new season. There will be the occasional bit of live sport on Sky Sports Xtra - for example when it's a Heineken Cup weekend in rugby union, the sheer number of matches means there'll be a need to broadcast a couple of them on Sky Sports Xtra. The same applies to international cricket that's on at the same time as England. England obviously take priority and ... more
Customer Sky Sports Xtra Reviews (1)
by - written on 28/12/09 (Very useful, 254 readings)
Wow, it would appear I'm the first person to ever review Sky Sports Xtra...and you have to ask yourself why? Sky Sports is massive. A multi-million pound component of BSkyB, with millions of viewers...yet Sky Sports Xtra is often the forgotten, ugly sister of the station! Sky Sports Xtra launched in autumn 1998 when Sky Digital first began broadcasting. It was originally developed to broadcast interactive programming and would be simulcast with the other Sky Sports channels to offer the interactive coverage. Of course, as technology has developed, there's been no need for this as the interactive element is now available of Sky Sports 1, 2 and 3, so Sky Sports ... Read the complete review
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