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Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on August 21, 2014

ESPN Launches Scores App on Pebble Smartwatches

To tweet: http://es.pn/1q2A2sf ESPN has officially unveiled its app developed natively for the Pebble smartwatch. The app launches in advance of the 2014-15 college football season and will include scores from across major professional leagues and college conferences including the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, college football and college basketball. “The ESPN app for Pebble extends [...]

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Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on August 7, 2014

Amy DuBois Barnett Named Executive Editor for ESPN Site Serving African-American Audiences

To tweet: http://es.pn/1slKN9a ESPN Digital & Print Media today announced that award-winning journalist Amy DuBois Barnett will join ESPN as Executive Editor of Jason Whitlock’s upcoming site that will provide coverage, commentary and insight about sports and culture directed towards an African-American audience.  In this role, Barnett will manage editorial operations for the site.  She [...]

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Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on August 6, 2014

ESPN and Charter Communications Sign Distribution Agreement for SEC Network

To tweet: http://es.pn/1svfolv STAMFORD, Conn. and BRISTOL Conn. – August 6, 2014 – ESPN and Charter Communications have reached an agreement for distribution of the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014.  The network will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference in all Charter markets.  Subscribers will also [...]

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Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on August 4, 2014

DIRECTV to Provide New SEC Network on August 14, 2014

To tweet: http://es.pn/1so3IC1 DIRECTV and ESPN Combine to Enable SEC Fans with More than 45 Exclusive Football Games at Launch EL SEGUNDO, Calif. and BRISTOL, Conn., August 4, 2014 – DIRECTV and ESPN have entered into an agreement for DIRECTV to provide the new SEC Network to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference when [...]

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Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on August 4, 2014

The Walt Disney Company and Suddenlink Announce Broad Multi-Year Distribution Agreement

To tweet: http://es.pn/1v1nfvs New Deal Provides Sports, News and Entertainment to Suddenlink Customers In and Out of the Home Suddenlink to Add Upcoming SEC Network at Launch and Longhorn Network in Time for Football Season ST. LOUIS, MO and BRISTOL, CT –– AUGUST 4, 2014 –– Suddenlink and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today announced [...]

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Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on August 1, 2014

The Walt Disney Company and the National Cable Television Cooperative Announce Robust Long-Term Distribution Agreement

To tweet: http://es.pn/1qPz1aG NCTC to add Full Suite of Authenticated WATCH Services, Video-On-Demand Products, Fusion, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, ESPN Bases Loaded, Longhorn Network and Upcoming SEC Network LENEXA, KS and BRISTOL, CT –– AUGUST 1, 2014 –– The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today announced a [...]

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Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on July 24, 2014

ESPN, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks Reach Agreement to Carry SEC Network for August 14, 2014 Debut

To tweet: http://es.pn/1oiSmhm ESPN, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks have reached an agreement for carriage of the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014.  The network will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference in all Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks markets ahead of the [...]

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Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on July 18, 2014

Comcast to Distribute SEC Network to Xfinity TV Customers

To tweet: http://es.pn/WhSVNM PHILADELPHIA, PA and BRISTOL, CT –– JULY 18, 2014 –– ESPN and Comcast Cable have reached an agreement for carriage of the SEC Network, which will begin rolling out to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference across Comcast markets at the start of the SEC college football season.  Comcast subscribers will also [...]

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Posted by Kristie Chong-Adler on July 16, 2014

ESPN Reaches Agreement to Carry SEC Network for August 14, 2014 Debut with LUS Fiber, Wilkes Telephone and PTC Communications

ESPN has reached an agreement to carry the SEC Network at launch on August 14, 2014 to three independent cable operators: LUS Fiber, Wilkes Telephone and PTC Communications.  The deal will allow fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference to access the multiplatform network across each operator’s markets. “The demand for the SEC Network is [...]