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(Big Ten Network) – NORFOLK, NEB. and CHICAGO – (July 29, 2011) – Cable One in Norfolk, Neb., and Big Ten Network (BTN) announced today that the network will be available on the Cable One’s Expanded Basic package for customers in Nebraska by September 1, 2011. Every Husker regular season football game will be available live for Cable One customers during the team’s inaugural season in the Big Ten Conference.
In addition to Husker football games, fans will also be able to watch many other Nebraska sporting events, including men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, baseball, Olympic sports and more, as well as studio shows, original programming, classic games and coaches’ shows.
“Cable ONE is thrilled to partner with BTN in providing our customers with outstanding college sports programming, especially Nebraska football,” said Jerry McKenna, SVP, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. “The Nebraska Cornhuskers have proven to be one of the finest traditions in college football. Now our Cable ONE customers won’t miss a minute of Husker action.”
Said BTN President Mark Silverman: “With Nebraska becoming a member of the Big Ten, it is great news that Cable One is making BTN available to its customers. We are excited for this upcoming season with the Huskers and excited that Cable One is joining us.”
BTN will be on Cable ONE no later than September 1, 2011. The channel number will be announced soon.
Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, and owned by The Washington Post Company, Cable ONE provides basic cable, digital cable, high-speed Internet and phone service. Cable ONE operates in 52 locations and serves 690,000 households in nineteen states.
About BTN: A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, BTN is the dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 800 events, the network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live. BTN is available to more than 80 million homes across the United States and Canada.