Popular Sports To Watch On Sony Ten Live & How To Watch

Sony Ten (previously known as Ten Sports) is one of the most popular Indian sports network groups managed by Sony Pictures Networks India. The network broadcasts a plethora of sports, including cricket, football, golf, basketball, tennis, mixed martial arts, and wrestling matches. It is a component of the Sony Pictures Sports Network.

In this blog, we’ll provide information on the best sports you can watch on Sony Ten and how you can stream Sony Ten live. However, before we delve into that, let’s get a better understanding of the journey from Ten Sports to Sony Ten.

A Brief History On Sony Ten (Ten Sports)

Taj Television was founded in Dubai in January 2001. On April 1, 2002, the firm introduced the channel Ten Sports in Pakistan and India.

Essel Group purchased the Ten Sports channel in 2006 and incorporated it into its Zee Network. On the other hand, Ten Sports channel in Pakistan was turned over to a corporation named Tower Two, which was a part of the Essel Group.

Zee Networks relaunched Zee Sports as Ten Action in 2010, which emphasized adventurous activities and non-cricket programs. Zee established a new channel named Ten Cricket in 2011 that was dedicated solely to cricket matches. All Zee Network channels were renamed as Ten 1, Ten 2, as well as Ten 3 in March 2016.

Sony Pictures Networks India acquired Zee Network's sports networks in August 2016. The deal was finalised in September 2016, and the purchase was completed in two stages. Sony gained ownership of Indian sports channels, previously held by Zee Network to conclude the first part of the transaction in February 2017.

With the conclusion of the second stage, Sony got access to specific sports properties held by Zee Network. The second task was conducted in September 2017 when Tower two Ltd was renamed Tower Sports Private Ltd. and given out to MSM Asia Ltd. (a London-based Sony Corporation company).

In addition to the debut of HD live broadcasts, the channels were renamed under the Sony banner on July 18, 2017, with the "Sony" name applied as a preface on the sports networks.

Sony also launched two more HD channels, bringing its Indian sports channel to nine channels with the inclusion of HD simulcasts. These stations show cricket, football, golf, basketball, tennis, mixed martial arts, as well as wrestling matches.

Sony Pictures Networks India gave up ownership of its Pakistan stations to Tower Sports Network, a Sony Corporation affiliate, in 2019. Sony introduced their newest channel, Sony TEN 4, in June 2021, which shows sports in Tamil as well as Telugu. This was in addition to Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 3 live.

Former Sony Sports Channels

Depending on ownership changes and rebranding, most channels have been renamed or reintroduced many times during the previous two decades. From July 18, 2017, every one of these channels has been under the Sony brand banner.

Sony Ten Golf

This was a golf-focused HD channel that debuted on October 7, 2015. The European Tour, Ryder Cup, Asian Tour, LPGA Tour, US PGA Championship, Royal Trophy, Professional Golf Tour of India, Senior PGA Championship, and Ladies European Tour were all broadcasted by it. The channel was shut off on December 31, 2018.

Sony KIX

Sony KIX was inaugurated on April 8, 2015 (the first day of the 2015 Indian Premier League) via Sony Pictures Networks India; this was the company's second sports broadcast network. Sony KIX was renamed Sony ESPN on January 17, 2016, after the agreement with ESPN.

Sony ESPN & Sony Six

Before Sony’s takeover of the Ten Sports Network, one of its top sports channels was Sony ESPN and Sony Six.

Sony with ESPN would collaborate on website and app initiatives, with ESPN delivering and creating content like cricket, football, tennis, basketball, badminton, field hockey, golf, rugby union, racing, as well as other events. The collaboration with ESPN was formalized in October 2015. Sony ESPN's SD, as well as HD editions, were both discontinued on March 31, 2020.

Top Sports To Watch On Live Sony Ten

Sony has also launched many sports channels that are broadcasted in countries such as Pakistan, England, Australia, Sri Lanka, and South Africa. Mentioned below is a list of the top sports you can view on Sony Ten.

Sony Ten 1

On Sony Ten 1 live, you can stream Asian Games, World Athletics Championships, Commonwealth Games, and Sukma Games competitions. Its content includes a live stream of tennis, horse racing, rallying, beach volleyball, and basketball games. WWE Raw (including the 30-minute pre-show) and WWE SmackDown are presently televised live every week, and so are NXT, Main Event, WWE Sunday Dhamaal, and (usually) monthly pay-per-view editions.

Sony Ten 2

Sony Ten 2's major focus is football since it covers all football league games, such as UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Europa League, La Liga league, as well as other football games. UFC will soon be broadcast live on Sony Ten 2 HD as well.

Sony Ten 3

Arguably, one of the best live cricket tv channels in Sony Ten 3, which streams matches from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, England and Australia. It broadcasts cricket matches from the Cricket World Cup, T20 World Cup, U19 World Cup, as well as other cricket series from Pakistan, Australia, England, Sri Lanka, and South Africa. These are typically aired in Hindi.

Sony Ten 4

It was established on June 1, 2021, with the intention of broadcasting a combination of cricket, football, WWE, plus Olympic competitions in Tamil and Telugu. The channel debut is consistent with SPSN's goal to cultivate a multi-sports environment in the nation while offering fans an exceptional watching experience of their favorite games.

Where To Watch Sony Ten On DTH

Sony Ten is a 24-hour sports channel available on cable and satellite television (DTH). Tata Sky, Airtel Digital TV, Dish TV, Videocon D2H, and many more DTH operators offer it.

The following is a list of Sony Ten channel numbers as well as prices:

Sony Ten Channel Number for Tata Sky

Channel Name Channel No. Price
Sony Ten 1 471 ₹22.42
Sony Ten 1 HD 470 ₹22.42
Sony Ten 2 474 ₹17.70
Sony Ten 2 HD 473 ₹20.06
Sony Ten 3 476 ₹20.06
Sony Ten 3 HD 475 ₹20.06
Sony Ten 4 1552 ₹17.70

Sony Ten Channel Number for Airtel Digital TV

Channel Name Channel No. Price
Sony Ten 1 285 ₹22.42
Sony Ten 1 HD 286 ₹22.42
Sony Ten 2 287 ₹17.70
Sony Ten 2 HD 288 ₹20.06
Sony Ten 3 289 ₹20.06
Sony Ten 3 HD 290 ₹20.06

Sony Ten Channel Number for Videocon D2H

Channel Name Channel No. Price
Sony Ten 1 411 ₹22.42
Sony Ten 1 HD 927 ₹22.42
Sony Ten 2 413 ₹17.70
Sony Ten 3 HD 931 ₹20.06
Sony Ten 4 525 ₹20.06

Sony Ten Channel Number for Dish TV

Channel Name Channel No. Price
Sony Ten 1 611 ₹22.42
Sony Ten 1 HD 610 ₹22.42
Sony Ten 2 613 ₹17.70
Sony Ten 2 HD 612 ₹20.06
Sony Ten 3 615 ₹20.06
Sony Ten 3 HD 614 ₹20.06

Sony Ten Channel Number for Sun Direct TV

Channel Name Channel No. Price
Sony Ten 1 506 ₹22.42
Sony Ten 1 HD 980 ₹22.42
Sony Ten 2 512 ₹17.70
Sony Ten 2 HD 981 ₹20.06
Sony Ten 3 515 ₹20.06
Sony Ten 4 516 ₹20.06
Sony Ten 4 HD 983 ₹20.06

Sony Ten Live Streaming On SonyLIV

SonyLIV is Sony Ten's live broadcasting online partner, providing digital video streaming in real-time to online consumers.

How To Register For SonyLIV

On the SonyLIV website, customers may purchase a membership. In order to access SonyLIV, you'll need to complete the following steps:

  • The first step is to provide your cell phone number
  • Please click on the 'Email or Social Account' option to join up using your email address.
  • Choosing a cell phone number requires you to provide an OTP.
  • Choosing an email or social network account will automatically connect and sign you in.

How to Get a SonyLIV Subscription

After you've joined up, go to SonyLIV's official website by clicking on the Premium option at the top. Following that, you may purchase a package of your choosing by following the procedures outlined below.

  • On the following page, select LIV Premium, LIV Special, or Special+.
  • Choose the SonyLIV package you want to buy.
  • Click on the Proceed button.
  • Pay with your selected method (cards, net banking, UPI, digital wallet, PayPal, and LazyPay)
  • Begin watching


Now that you know how to stream the best sports on Sony Ten live, get your SonyLIV subscription or DTH connection today!

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