NEW YORK / DALLAS -- AT&T U-verse hockey fans can now watch more action from the ice. NHL Network and NHL Network HD are now available to AT&T U-verse TV customers as part of the service’s growing channel lineup.
U-verse TV customers can enjoy NHL Network’s 24-hour, all-access hockey coverage, including live games, daily highlight shows, up-to-the-minute hockey news, and exclusive hockey programming and special events. NHL Network is available to all U-verse TV customers who subscribe to the U400 programming package or The Sports Package. U-verse TV customers can also watch NHL Network in spectacular High Definition (HD) with an HD service subscription. NHL Network is on channel 638 in Standard Definition and channel 1638 in HD.
“NHL Network is an exciting addition to our U-verse TV channel lineup,” said Chris Lauricella, assistant vice president of programming, AT&T Operations, Inc. “Year-round hockey fans can catch in-depth coverage of their favorite sport and also enjoy live games in HD. This is just one more way we’re delivering the content our customers want.”
“We are thrilled to have secured distribution of NHL Network through AT&T — a leader in the communications field,” said Jody Shapiro, senior vice president of distribution, NHL Network. “This agreement is an important step in expanding NHL Network’s reach, while providing AT&T U-verse TV customers access to comprehensive hockey coverage 24-hours a day.”
In addition to the robust sports lineup available in most U-verse TV packages, sports fans can also get access to even more unique sports programming with The Sports Package. For an additional $10 a month, The Sports Package includes more than 25 channels of college sports, regional sports, international soccer, outdoor recreation, horse racing and more. U-verse TV customers can also add HD service for $10 a month with any U-verse TV programming package for access to a lineup of more than 85 HD channels.
The deployment of AT&T U-verse is rapidly introducing competitive choice and next-generation services to more consumers. AT&T U-verse customers enjoy quadruple-play integration, enhanced features and greater value, all made possible by IP technology. AT&T U-verse TV ranked “Highest in Residential Television Service Satisfaction in the North Central, South, and West Regions,” according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Residential Television Service Provider Satisfaction StudySM.
Customers who want additional information on AT&T U-verse TV — or to find out if it’s available in their area — can visit http://uverse.att.com. U-verse TV customers can get more information about U-verse TV programming and television events by visiting http://uverse.att.com/uconnect.
About NHL Network: As the definitive hockey destination, NHL Network offers viewers a 24-hour all-access pass to complete hockey coverage both on and off the ice, including live NHL games featuring stars such as Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin and Patrick Kane. The network’s daily signature show – "NHL on the Fly" – offers fans exclusive live look-ins to each NHL game, including goals, shootouts, extended highlights, stellar saves, features, interviews, pre- and post-game reports, team press conferences, expert analysis from a variety of hockey insiders and former players, plus special event coverage from the NHL All-Star Game, NHL Stanley Cup Final and NHL Entry Draft. Additional NHL Network programming includes international and amateur hockey, player profiles, interview shows and youth-oriented programs. NHL Network is available in the United States and Canada by contacting digital cable or satellite providers. For more information on NHL Network, log on to nhlnetwork.com.
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