Suddenlink To Carry NFL Network And NFL RedZone

ST. LOUIS (Aug. 23, 2010) – Suddenlink Communications will offer NFL Network and NFL RedZone as part of the agreement that NFL Network reached with the National Cable Television Cooperative, of which Suddenlink is a member.

“We’re excited to be able to offer NFL Network and NFL RedZone to our customers who have been asking for them,” said Jerry Kent, Suddenlink’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Suddenlink has already started to launch these channels in certain areas and expects substantially all of the launches to be completed by or well before the first Sunday of the NFL regular season (Sept. 12), featuring NFL Network’s NFL GameDay programming, including NFL GameDay Morning, the first NFL pregame show on Sundays.

Suddenlink will notify customers when the channels are available in their community and how to subscribe to them. As NFL Network and NFL RedZone are launched, the company will also update the local channel listings published on its Web site. (Suddenlink customers can view their local lineup at Suddenlink.com when they enter a valid street address, city, state, and zip code.)
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Suddenlink Communications (suddenlink.com) is the seventh largest cable operator in the United States, supporting the information, communication and entertainment demands of approximately 1.3 million residential customers and thousands of commercial customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia and elsewhere. Suddenlink simplifies its customers’ lives through one call for support, one connection, and one bill for TV, Internet, phone and other services.

NFL Network is the destination for all that happens around the sport of football, during the season and throughout the year. NFL Network airs seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and provides viewers with nearly 2,000 hours a year of original programming including: NFL Total Access, NFL GameDay, NFL Replay, The Coaches Show, NFL’s Top 10, Sound FX, Playbook, NFL Classic Games and the Emmy award-winning America’s Game series. In addition, NFL Network offers live games with Thursday Night Football, featuring eight NFL regular season games in primetime, every NFL preseason game, the Senior Bowl plus extensive coverage of the NFL Draft, Hall of Fame ceremony, NFL Scouting Combine and Super Bowl. For more information about NFL Network visit nfl.com/nflnetwork.

NFL RedZone, produced by NFL Network, whips around every NFL game on Sunday afternoons delivering the touchdowns and most exciting moments as they happen. When a team goes inside the 20-yard line, fans see the crucial plays live. The channel keeps fans up-to-date in real time, switching from game to game with live look-ins, highlights and a chance to see every important play. For more information on NFL RedZone, visit nfl.com/redzonetv.


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