US version of Portugal’s Sport TV to be launched

July 28, 2010

The launch of Portuguese-language sports channel Sport TV in the United States has been authorised by Portuguese regulatory authorities ERC.

The American version of the channel will be called Sport TV Américas, drug and in the first phase of its launch will be addressed to the Portuguese American audiences based in the US and Canada, check based in the New York and Toronto metropolitan areas respectively.

The channel will be available in standard definition and in HD, and on satellite and cable. It will broadcast for around 86 hours per week in its first year.

Distribution of the American version will be handled by Seabra Portuguese Televisión (SPT).