Three Cable Systems to Add NBA TV
NEW YORK, NY, September 29, 2003 â€“ Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications and Cablevision Systems have entered into multi-year agreements with the National Basketball Association for distribution of NBA TV, the leagueâ€™s 24-hour network, it was announced today by NBA Commissioner David Stern, Time Warner Cable Executive Vice President of Programming Fred Dressler, Cox Communications Vice President of Programming Bob Wilson and Cablevision Senior Vice President of Digital Project Management Kristin Dolan.
Beginning next month, Time Warner Cable, Cox and Cablevision will begin to make NBA TV available to their cable customers. NBA TV â€“ the definitive television destination for everything basketball featuring original programming, four nights a week of live NBA games including high-definition telecasts, Playoff games, WNBA games, exclusive coverage of special events and the most comprehensive highlights and up-to-the-minute information â€“ will be offered to the more than 22 million customers of the three companies.
NBA TV is now available to 45 million U.S. homes and in 30 countries.
â€œTime Warner Cable, Cox and Cablevision are among the most powerful players in the cable industry and NBA TVâ€™s added cable distribution marks a significant milestone in the development of the network,â€? said Stern. "Since NBA TVâ€™s launch four years ago, we have been committed to providing television viewers with unparalleled access to our game, and these alliances allow millions of additional fans to enjoy the most comprehensive and authentic coverage of the game they love."
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Good news for yall with cable... I'm stuck with Dish Network though.