SKY Sport coverage of the London Olympic Games

SKY Sport subscribers will have access to five purpose-built Olympic channels (SKY Channels 131, 132, 133, 134, 135) offering continuous live sport coverage 24 hours per day, each and every day of the Games. All five channels are simulcast in SD and HD.

Article By: skysport.co.nz,

skysport.co.nz, Monday, 14 May 2012 1:20 p.m.

SKY is proud to offer unprecedented coverage of the London Olympic Games for all domestic SKY Sport subscribers.

SKY Sport subscribers will have access to five purpose-built Olympic channels (SKY Channels 131, 132, 133, 134, 135) offering continuous live sport coverage 24 hours per day, each and every day of the Games. All five channels are simulcast in SD and HD.

SKY will also offer in depth and behind-the-scenes interviews with New Zealand athletes, as well as highlights from premier events and medal winning moments.

SKY Sport subscribers will also have the bonus of a 24 hour Olympic News Channel (SKY Channel 139) with the latest from London. 

For free-to-air viewers, Prime will offer a level of Olympic coverage around the clock never seen before in New Zealand, with a mix of live action and highlights, along with Prime News: First at 5:30 and the Crowd Goes Wild’s unique spin on all things Olympic.

Additional Olympic Coverage for SKY Sport:

MY SKY HDi and MY SKY+ Subscribers 

For SKY Sport MY SKY HDi and MY SKY+ subscribers with an HD access ticket and HD ready television, there will be additional access to three further HD channels (SKY Channels 136, 137, 138) offering live Olympic action.

MY SKY HDi and MY SKY+ subscribers with an HD access ticket and HD ready television will also be able to view Prime’s coverage in HD on SKY Channel 140.

Sky’s Olympic Coverage at a Glance:

SKY Channel 333 SKY Sport Mosaic Channel Available in SD

SKY Channel 131 SKY Sport Channel 4 Available in SD and HD

SKY Channel 132 SKY Sport Channel 5 Available in SD and HD

SKY Channel 133 SKY Sport Channel 6 Available in SD and HD

SKY Channel 134 SKY Sport Channel 7 Available in SD and HD

SKY Channel 135 SKY Sport Channel 8 Available in SD and HD

SKY Channel 136 SKY Sport Channel 9 Available in HD only

SKY Channel 137 SKY Sport Channel 10 Available in HD only

SKY Channel 138 SKY Sport Channel 11 Available in HD only

SKY Channel 139 Olympic News Channel Available in SD

SKY Channel 140 Prime Free -To-Air coverage in HD Available in HD only.

iSKY Live coverage plus highlights

skysport.co.nz Highlights, updates, schedules and columns

SKY Sport Highlights Olympic Highlights updated three times per day and 365 News updates

V2M Highlights and 365 News Updates

SKYWATCH Full lift-out of Olympic listings across the SKY Sport Channels

Prime More than 23 hour’s coverage per day featuring live events and highlights and a daily dose of Crowd Goes Wild - Olympic style.

* SKY Sport 1, 2 and 3 will be available as normal. The dedicated Olympic Channels will follow after SKY Sport 3 by simply using the SKY remote to scroll up. After the Prime Free-to-Air coverage in HD on SKY channel 4, usual SKY channels will resume. Prime in HD is available to all MY SKY subscribers. No additional HD ticket is required.