What are all TV channels around the globe that are broadcasting Indian Premier League (IPL) 2009 series from April’18 2009, Here is consolidated list of all continents/countries ( US, Canada, UK, Australia, India, UAE and Africa) and the respective TV channels. Iincluded is the schedule of the channel links with match start times and channel numbers.
Click Here – to watch online IPL 2009
US – Direct TV & Dish Network
Direct TV DirectTV announces on its website the $99 package – (Last year 2008 same package was sold for $59)
Here is the Direct TV Schedule
Direct TV Channel # is 2024.
Call Dish Network (USA) and tell customer service that you want cricket – IPL channel. Current Dish customers call: 1-888-686-2388
From past experience, usually they start offering the package 3 or 4 days before the event.
Here is pay per view sports events schedule from Dish PPV Dish schedule
Canada – ATN – Bell TV (Bell ExpressVu)
ATN bought the Canada broadcasting rights for 2009 IPL.
ATN will broadcast the 2009 games live on Pay Per View across Canada on Bell TV (Bell ExpressVu), on Rogers Cable in parts of Ontario, and on Shaw Cable in Western Canada.
UK – Setanta Sports
IPL 2nd season will be telcasted on Sentena Sports 2.
India – Sony’s Set Max
SetMax bought the rights for next five years to broadcast all IPL matches in India.
Australia – Network 10
Network 10 (Channel 10) has bought the rights to show every IPL game live in Australia on free-to-air television for the next five years.
Click on the link and then select your city and look in tvguide for times of IPL (it’s around 11:30PM )
UAE, Dubai & Middle East – ART Prime Sport
ART Prime Sport channel gets 10 year IPL contract.
The ADD news
Arab Digital Distribution (ADD), the largest pay TV platform management company in the Middle East and North Africa, announced that it had won 10-year exclusive television coverage rights for the Middle East and North Africa for the cricketing world’s most expensive and most talked about – the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket competition.
Live coverage for the same would be made available to audiences in UAE, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Algeria, Morocco, Tuni
sia, Egypt, Sudan and Libya via Pehla/ART Premium Sports packages.
Africa – Supersport2
Supersport2 provides coverage for IPL 2009 matches in Africa continent.
Here is SuperSoprts2 TV Schedule link