05.28.2004 12:00 PM
FOX College Sports to telecast more than 800 live collegiate sporting events next year

FOX Networks Group this fall will roll-out a recast of FOX Sports Digital Nets as three advertiser-supported regional college sports channels.

The new channels known as FOX College Sports will telecast more than 800 live NCAA events over the next year.

Much of the men’s and women’s NCAA sanctioned sports events will come from FSN regional sports networks and affiliates. Among the conferences to be featured will be the ACC, Big 12, Pac 10 and SEC.

FOX launched its FOX Sports Digital Net three years ago as an experiment. The network will provide all three regional channels throughout the country. Subscribers will receive one channel of college teams and events specific to their region, and two channels customized to other parts of the nation.

All FOX College Sports viewers will continue to receive their own local professional and college sports programming from FOX Sports Net or affiliated regional sports network.

FOX College Sports will be available to about 20 million digital homes and initially will be seen by viewers in 15 of the nation’s 20 largest cities. Among the metropolitan areas served will be New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, Seattle, Minneapolis and Tampa.

Key MSO partners include Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications, Cox Communications, Adelphia Communications, Mediacom Communications, Insight Communications and CableOne. The new channels also will be available to rural viewers through a distribution agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative.

Back to the top




Comments
Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found




Tuesday 06:00 AM
Eleven FCC Scenarios for The 600 MHz Band Plan
I suspect that the estimated $44 billion of auction proceeds do not take into account the fact that some spectrum the FCC will buy cannot be resold because it must be used as guard intervals in the 600 MHz band plan.~ Charles W. Rhodes

Zazil Media Group /   Thursday 11:07 AM
NAB 2015 Preview: Dalet Spearheads the Facility of the Future
Wall Street Communications /   Thursday 07:36 PM
Digital Alert Systems 2015 NAB Show Preview

 
Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology