Comcast Cable Launches BYU Television and EWTN
Popular Religious Channels Start Today
SEATTLE, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Cable Communications Inc., the state's leading provider of cable and broadband services, today announced today the launch of two popular religious programming channels to its customers in Washington State -- Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) and BYU Television. The two channels are available on Comcast Digital Cable as part of the company's Digital Classic package. EWTN can be seen on channel 232, while BYU TV can be found on channel 233. Begun in 1981, EWTN has grown to become one of the largest religious media networks in the world transmitting programming 24 hours a day to more than 79 million homes in 110 countries. The network is the home of Mother Angelica Live, shown every Tuesday and Wednesday. BYU TV is available to more than 24 million homes in the United States and features programming from Brigham Young University as well as from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Featured programming includes: General Conference broadcasts and rebroadcasts, CES and church firesides and BYU sporting events. "If phone calls, emails and letters to our offices are any indication, these two channels are easily our two most requested religious programming services. We're thrilled to have the opportunity to make EWTN and BYU TV available to all of our Washington Comcast Digital Cable customers," said Rick Lang, Regional Vice President of Marketing, for Comcast's Washington and Oregon markets. To order, contact Comcast at 1-888-COMCAST. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Comcast Cable is a division of Comcast Corporation, a developer, manager and operator of broadband cable networks and provider of programming content. Operating in 17 of the United States' 20 largest metropolitan areas, Comcast is one of the leading communications, media and entertainment companies in the world. Providing basic cable, Digital Cable, high-speed Internet and telephone services, Comcast is the company to look to first for the communications products and services that connect people to what's important in their lives. The company's 55,000 employees, in six divisions, serve more than 21 million customers CONTACT: Steve Kipp of Comcast, +1-425-398-6150, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE Comcast Cable Communications Inc.
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