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AT&T U-verse TV to Deliver Longhorn Network to University of Texas Fans

AT&T and ESPN's Longhorn Network Reach Agreement in Time for Season Opener

Dallas, Texas, August 31, 2012

Just in time for Texas football season, ESPN and AT&T U-verse® TV, the fastest growing television provider in the country*, have announced that Longhorn Network will be available to U-verse TV customers in Texas and across the AT&T U-verse footprint. Longhorn Network is the 24/7 channel devoted to University of Texas athletics and academics as well as cultural programming from in and around the greater Austin community.

AT&T U-verse TV customers will have the Longhorn Network in time for kick off against Wyoming on Saturday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. central time live from Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium. Longhorn Network will be available for U-verse TV customers in Texas with the U100 package and above. Outside of Texas, fans subscribing to the U-verse TV U450 package will have access to Longhorn Network’s exclusive programming. Longhorn Network will be available on channel 1609 in HD and channel 609 in SD.

“We know fans are passionate about watching Longhorn football, and we’re thrilled to offer Longhorn Network to U-verse TV customers in Texas and nationwide,” said Jeff Weber, President of Content and Advertising Services, AT&T Home Solutions. “This is another example of how we continue to deliver the content customers want.”

Added David Preschlack, executive vice president, Disney and ESPN Media Networks, “This agreement brings Longhorn Network and its robust lineup of University of Texas programming to more than a million Longhorn fans in Texas and throughout the country.”

Financial terms and other details of the agreement were not disclosed.

Other exclusive Longhorn Network programming includes the New Mexico vs. Texas football game the following Saturday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. as well as original programming like Longhorn Extra, Game Plan with Mack BrownTexas All-AccessTexas GameDay and Texas GameDay Final.

As part of the agreement, at a future date, AT&T will also launch a live, linear feed of Longhorn Network online to subscribers via computers, smartphones and tablets.

Longhorn Network’s Saturday Lineup:

Date

Time

Programming

1-Sep

6a-12p CT

Longhorn Extra

1-Sep

12-2p CT

Orange & White Spring Game

1-Sep

2-3p CT

Longhorn Weekly with Mack Brown

1-Sep

3-4p CT

Texas All-Access

1-Sep

4-5p CT

Game Plan with Mack Brown

1-Sep

5-7p CT

Texas GameDay live

1-Sep

7-10p CT

Texas Football – Wyoming vs. Texas live

1-Sep

10-11:30p  CT

Texas GameDay Final live