Canales de Deportes en vivo
Movistar Deportes are the Spanish sports television channels, owned and operated by Telefónica, dedicated exclusively to the sport and oriented to broadcast mainly competitions of basketball, handball, rugby, athletics and tennis, besides to the U.S. four major leagues.
The channel began broadcasting on February 1, 2007, replacing “Canal+ Deportes 2”. It also had two versions in high definition (HD), “Canal+ Deportes HD” (simulcast channel in HD version) and “Canal+ Deportes 2 HD”.
As of January 2, 2015, began issuing a second signal channel called Canal+ Deportes 2 focused on athletics, tennis and four US major leagues (NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL). This is the SD version of the channel and broadcast in HD from April 2011.
On August 1, 2016, Movistar replaced this channel with Movistar Deportes as it decided to drop the Canal+ brand.