Rangers TV


Rangers TV is the official television channel of Scottish football club Rangers F.C. Initially launched in 2004 as a satellite and cable TV channel, in has operated online since 2009.

History

Setanta Sports

Launched in 2004, the channel was initially operated by Setanta Sports , and was available on satellite and cable platforms in the UK and Ireland.

The channel had TV shows showing highlights and full match replays of recent games. It also replayed full games from the past. There was also Reserves Action and Rangers heroes programs. The main show was operated by Setanta was ‘Ibrox Uncovered’ Which was hosted by Lindsey Archibald who was a live talk show about the latest Rangers news, broadcast each weeknight. Guests featured were Derek Ferguson , Andy Goram , Arthur Numan , Alex Rae and occasionally Willie Henderson . The show also featured Fans Phone calls twice a week.

Online

After Setanta Sports has been broadcasting its core channels, Rangers announced that Rangers TV has been broadcasting on satellite TV, but hopes it will be an opportunity to restore a dedicated Rangers TV channel in the future on discussions with broadcasters. [1] On 30 October 2009 Rangers TV re-launched as an internet based TV channel at rangerstv.tv. Rangers TV is now available throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland . Users in the British Isles can watch highlight programs.

References

  1. Jump up^ “Rangers TV Statement” . Rangers FC . Retrieved 25 June 2009 .

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