LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BabyFirst, the child development TV network devoted to delivering high-quality child development programming to tots and their parents, makes its debut on AT&T U-verse® TV Sept. 30.* Aaron Slator, President, Content and Advertising, AT&T, and Guy Oranim, Chief Executive Officer of BabyFirst made the announcement Thursday.
The award-winning network will be included in the U-family and U300 packages and above, reaching more than 3 million homes. It will be available on Channel 310 in Standard Definition.
The launch of BabyFirst on AT&T U-Verse brings the network's reach to 38 million homes in the U.S. BabyFirst airs in more than 35 countries.
"We are delighted to collaborate with AT&T U-verse, an innovative and fast growing TV operator, to bring BabyFirst programming to its subscribers nationwide," said Oranim. "We commend the AT&T U-verse executive team for its appreciation of educational children's content and dedication to offering parents the variety and channel selection they seek."
Developed for babies, toddlers and parents, BabyFirst shows inspire a variety of developmental skills. BabyFirst focuses on the parent-child interaction. It has earned critical acclaim for its effectiveness in introducing growing children to the basic learning building blocks, including vocabulary, numbers, music, colors, art and much more.
"BabyFirst has built an impressive viewing audience of young families nationwide. We are pleased to offer this unique, high quality child development network to our AT&T U-verse subscribers," said Ryan Smith, Vice President, Content Acquisition, AT&T.
AT&T U-verse TV is the fastest growing TV provider in the U.S.** and U-verse is a nearly $12 billion annualized revenue stream in only seven years since its initial launch in 2006. AT&T U-verse TV was recently named Frost & Sullivan Video Company of the Year. For additional information on AT&T U-verse - or to find out if it's available in your area - visit www.att.com/u-verse.
Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse services. Call or go to www.att.com/u-verse to see if you qualify.
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**Claim based on comparison of major TV providers' percentage growth in subscriber counts and national market share data as of 1Q2013.
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BabyFirst is the leading baby-focused TV channel and new media company dedicated to delivering quality educational content to young children and their parents. Working closely with an extensive network of renowned authorities in early childhood education and psychology, BabyFirst is a trusted, age-appropriate TV network, website and mobile app creator. The BabyFirst channel is currently available to more than 80 million households in 33 countries including the top five U.S. satellite and cable operators. BabyFirst's content is available in more than 38 million homes in the U.S. via basic packages on DIRECTV, Dish Network, Comcast and AT&T U-verse. For more information: www.babyfirsttv.com.
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