AT&T U-verse TV to Deliver Longhorn Network
Just in time for Texas football season, ESPN and AT&T U-verse TV have announced that Longhorn Network will be available to U-verse TV customers in Texas and across the AT&T U-verse footprint.
AT&T U-verse TV customers will have the Longhorn Network in time for kick off against Wyoming on Saturday at 7 p.m. CT from Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium. Longhorn Network will be available for U-verse TV customers in Texas with the U100 package and above. Outside of Texas, fans subscribing to the U-verse TV U450 package will have access to Longhorn Network’s exclusive programming. Longhorn Network will be available on channel 1609 in HD and channel 609 in SD.
“We know fans are passionate about watching Longhorn football, and we’re thrilled to offer Longhorn Network to U-verse TV customers in Texas and nationwide,” said Jeff Weber, President of Content and Advertising Services, AT&T Home Solutions. “This is another example of how we continue to deliver the content customers want.”
Financial terms and other details of the agreement were not disclosed.
“This agreement brings Longhorn Network and its robust lineup of University of Texas programming to more than a million Longhorn fans in Texas and throughout the country,” says David Preschlack, executive vice president, Disney and ESPN Media Networks.
Other exclusive Longhorn Network programming includes the New Mexico vs. Texas football game the following Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. as well as original programming like Longhorn Extra, Game Plan with Mack Brown, Texas All-Access, Texas GameDay and Texas GameDay Final.
As part of the agreement, at a future date, AT&T will also launch a live, linear feed of Longhorn Network online to subscribers via computers, smartphones and tablets.