BoxNation New Frequency 2021 on Astra 2G at 28.2°E
BoxNation is a British dedicated boxing subscription television channel, operated by Boxing Channel Media.
BoxNation was launched by Frank Warren Promotions as a free-to-air channel on Sky. It was soft launched on 14 July 2011, airing two hours of classic boxing fights. The channel fully launched on 30 September 2011, live fights, magazine programmes and footage of classic fights from boxing legends including Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard and Mike Tyson.
BoxNation New Frequency 2021
|Satellite :||Astra 2G at 28.2°E|
|Frequency :||11082 H 22000|
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The channel screened its first live fight on 30 September 2011 as Liam Walsh stopped Paul Appleby in the tenth round at York Hall in Bethnal Green.
BoxNation was later launched on Virgin Media on 1 December 2011. It also became a monthly subscription channel on this day.
In 2012 BoxNation launched an iOS app for iPhone and iPad users as well as launching an online service via LiveSport.tv, In 2013 BoxNation made the app available to Android phone users. App users are charged £10 a month to view the full BoxNation coverage regardless if they are already subscribed via Sky or Virgin Media.
In January 2013, The Independent reported that BT was likely to acquire the channel and incorporate its content into their planned sports channels. Simon Green, the head of BT Sport, was a former Chief Executive at BoxNation and remains a non-executive director at the station.
In 2017, BT TV customers gained access to BoxNation as part of the BT Sport package.
In April 2018, BoxNation extended their exclusive output deal with Bob Arum’s Top Rank, meaning that the channel would the likes of Vasyl Lomachenko and Terence Crawford to British fight fans.