Press Release

Posted by Keri Potts on October 8, 2012

Longhorn Network set to air Iowa State vs. Texas football matchup on Nov. 10

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Iowa State vs. Texas, a Big 12 intra-conference football game slated for Saturday, Nov. 10, will air on Longhorn Network. The 24/7 University of Texas network will televise the game in HD from Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, with live Texas GameDay analysis and coverage two hours prior to kickoff.  After the game, LHN will air a 60 minute post-game show. Game start time will be announced six or 12 days prior to the game.

Longhorn Network will be the exclusive national distributor for the game, except within the state of Iowa and surrounding areas, where the matchup will be televised on six ABC affiliate stations: WOI in Des Moines, KCAU in Sioux City, KETV in Omaha, KCRG in Cedar Rapids, KAAL in Mason City-Austin-Rochester, and WQAD in Quad Cities.

Longhorn Network’s mobile app will also launch in November in advance of the Iowa State vs. Texas game. Fans can download the free app in the Apple App Store to get 24/7 access to the network, streaming live to mobile devices. Access to the Longhorn Network video stream is determined by the TV service provider and is currently available to Grande Communications and Verizon FiOS customers. The Longhorn Network App version 1.0 will include a live stream of LHN, GameCast (where available) and event alerts. Future releases of the Longhorn Network App will include more in-depth content for UT fans.

Where to Watch

Longhorn Network is available on AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV, Grande Communications, Cablevision, Consolidated Communications, En-Touch Systems, E-Tex Communications, Bay City Cablevision, Mid-Coast Cablevision and Texas Mid-Gulf Cablevision. Longhorn Network is now available online to Verizon FiOS and Grande Communications subscribers at LonghornNetwork.com. It will be available on tablets and on smartphones to fans with an affiliated video subscription in the near future.

About Longhorn Network

ESPN has a 20-year agreement to own and operate a year-round, 24-hour network dedicated to Texas athletics in partnership with UT and IMG College.  Longhorn Network offers a variety of content, highlighted by more than 200 exclusive events annually from 20 sports, original series and studio shows, historical programming and academic and cultural happenings. Additionally, this fall, the LonghornNetwork.com broadband companion to the TV network will offer extensive content, particularly live games not carried on the linear TV network due to scheduling conflicts.

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ESPN contact: Keri Potts, (860) 766-4483 or keri.a.potts@espn.com

University of Texas media contact: Nick Voinis at (512) 471-2151 or Nick.Voinis@athletics.utexas.edu