Astra 28.2E – BoxNation launches on Freeview

December 19, 2015 • Tags: #boxontv

BoxNation is a 24-hour dedicated boxing Pay television channel, operated by Boxing Channel Media and promoter Frank Warren, available in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

BoxNation was launched as a free-to-air service on Sky. 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

In 2012 BoxNation launched an iOS app for iPhone and iPad users as well as launching an online service via


BoxNation features live cards with domestic and international fights, magazine shows and interviews with
current and former fighters.

The channel has already broadcast over 70 live world title fights.

BoxNation’s programming is presented by experienced broadcasters Richard Keys, Jim Rosenthal, Paul Dempsey, John Rawling and Steve Bunce, who hosts the weekly show “Boxing Hour” every Monday night.

Bunce had formerly hosted a show with the same name and format on Setanta Sports where it gained popularity.

BoxNation launches on Freeview

Viewers will be able to access the pay channel in UK on number 255 of the Freeview for 17€ per month. More info

For satellite TV users BoxNation is available as pay TV Astra 28.2°E satellite position.

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