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Cox Communications Launches beIN SPORT beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Espanol Debut Nationwide

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications today announced the launch of beIN SPORT, the international sports network. Effective today, Cox customers will be able to enjoy two entirely differentiated channels, beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Espanol. Later this month, the TV Everywhere live event broadband service, beIN SPORT PLAY, for authenticated Cox customers will be available.

With beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Espanol, Cox customers will have access to exclusive coverage showcasing the world's biggest soccer stars including Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in La Liga, Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli in Serie A, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Radamel Falcao in Ligue 1. The networks also feature CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying matches, Copa America, the Copa del Rey, the U.K.'s Football League, Six Nations Rugby, tennis, boxing and other international sport competitions.

By logging onto www.beinsportplay.tv, Cox subscribers will gain access not only to the live programming on beIN SPORT's two channels in English and Spanish, but can chose from up to seven simultaneous live games from beIN SPORT's numerous leagues, conferences and sports properties. All programming is televised in HD for TV, and streamed in HD for broadband-connected PCs, mobile tablets and smart phones.  beIN SPORT PLAY's web-responsive platform ensures an ideal viewing experience on any device.

"beIN SPORT is not only the exclusive home to the biggest international games, it also brings the best sportscasters in the business," said Betty Jo Roberts, Vice President of Marketing for Cox Communications Virginia. "We pride ourselves in offering variety to our customers and this new addition enhances the exciting lineup offered only by Cox."

beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Espanol are available to customers subscribing to El Mix, the Latino Pak and/or the Sports & Info Pak. 

Cox will offer beIN SPORT in:

  • Northern Virginia – Channel 220 SD and 1220 HD
  • Roanoke – Channel 363 SD and 1363 HD
  • Hampton Roads – Channel 183 SD and 1183 HD

And beIN SPORT en Espanol in:

  • Northern Virginia – Channel 230 SD and 1230 HD
  • Roanoke – 364 SD and 1364 HD
  • Hampton Roads – 184 SD and 1184 HD

Cox Communications Contact: 
Emma Inman, APR, (757) 222.8432 or Emma.Inman@cox.com

beIN SPORT Contact: 
Bob Gold, Bob Gold & Associates, (310) 320-2010 or beinsport@bobgoldpr.com

About beIN SPORT

beIN SPORT, the international sports network, and beIN SPORT en Espanol are multi-platform sports destinations that bring to the passionate fan all the live games that can't be seen on any other channel, as well as news and analysis of the top leagues around the planet. From American, European and Latin American live games to general sports news and in-depth analysis, beIN SPORT guarantees front-row access to top leagues and major sports properties on TV, online, or through mobile devices or smart phones via beIN SPORT PLAY. With beIN SPORT PLAY, authenticated U.S. pay-TV subscribers can enjoy all the exciting action from beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Espanol, along with additional simultaneous live matches via this unique service. For more information, please visit www.beinsport.tv for breaking news and real-time updates.

Follow us on Twitter @beINSportUSA, Facebook on beINSportUSA, Instagram @beinsportusa and our YouTube page beIN SPORT USA.

About Cox

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet and telephone services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.

Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for seven years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.

SOURCE Cox Communications



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