CBS College Sports Network Launches on AT&T U-verse TV
U-verse TV Customers Gain Access to Most In-Depth Coverage of College Sports
Dallas, Texas, February 22, 2010
CBS COLLEGE SPORTS NETWORK and AT&T* announced today the launch of the Network on AT&T U-verseSM TV, providing fans with the broadest and deepest coverage of college sports. CBS College Sports Network is available on channel 643 and channel 1643 (High Definition) in the AT&T U450 package or The Sports Package.
U-verse TV customers now receive access to CBS College Sports Network’s extensive programming, which includes coverage of over 250 live events annually showcasing more than 25 men’s and women’s sports, in addition to a variety of studio shows, documentaries and original programs. CBS College Sports Network annually broadcasts numerous NCAA Championships, is the official cable home of the NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and is a leading programmer of women’s sports.
“Gaining nationwide carriage on AT&T U-verse TV is another big step for CBS College Sports Network, and we look forward to a great relationship as both companies continue to grow,” said Bob Rose, Executive Vice President, Distribution, CBS College Sports Network. “With March Madness almost upon us, the timing of this launch is ideal for U-verse TV customers, as CBS College Sports Network offers extensive college basketball programming in complement to CBS Sports throughout the entire NCAA Tournament.”
“CBS College Sports Network is an excellent addition to the U-verse TV Sports Package for sports fans,” said J. Christopher Lauricella, Vice President of Content, AT&T. “This new channel helps us with important strategic content initiatives and gives our U-verse TV customers access to even more exciting college sports content, and in thrilling HD.”
In addition to the robust sports lineup available in most U-verse TV packages – including the U450 TV package – sports fans can also get access to even more unique sports programming with The Sports Package. For an additional $10 a month, The Sports Package includes more than 25 channels covering college sports, regional sports, international soccer, outdoor recreation, horse racing and more. U-verse TV customers can also add HD service for $10 a month with any U-verse TV programming package for access to a lineup of more than 115 HD channels.
CBS College Sports Network, a division of CBS Sports, is the original 24-hour cable network dedicated to college sports. CBS College Sports Network is the home for U.S. Service Academy football, featuring all Army and Navy home games, as well as several Air Force games every season. For more information, go to www.cbscollegesports.com.
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