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Time Warner Cable To Carry SEC Network As Of Aug. 14 Launch

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 24 / 14

Time Warner Cable, the country's second biggest cable operator, has agreed to carry SEC Network as of its Aug. 14 launch. Bright House Networks also will carry the channel, bringing its distribution footprint up to 60 million homes. The deals leave DirecTV, Charter and Verizon as the only big SEC-ar...

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Tags: ABC, ATP, ESPN, NBC, Media, Walt Disney

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MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: NHL, Media

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Tags: NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

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Tags: ESPN, NBC, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

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