CHESAPEAKE, Va., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications announced today that customers throughout Virginia now have a new option for sports programming with the company's new offering, Sports Pak 2. The new tier available to Cox Advanced TV customers will feature NFL Network, NFL RedZone, PAC 12, Universal Sports, World Fishing Network, Outside TV and in some markets, Big Ten Network and Sportsman Channel.
"Sports programming is a huge draw for some of our customers," said Betty Jo Roberts, Vice President of Field Marketing for Cox Virginia. "This new tier provides more choices for customers looking to quench their thirst for very specific sports content. And, with easy access to mobile apps like Watch ESPN, Watch NFL, BTN2Go and PAC-12 Now along with Cox's new Contour product allowing customers to record up to six events at one time, they won't miss a minute of the action."
The Sports Pak 2 tier joins the existing Sports and Information Pak and Essential offering as options for Cox video customers seeking sports content choices.
New Channel Highlights (All Markets):
- Outside TV: Ch. 164/1164 HD
- Universal Sports: Ch. 165/1165 HD
- Cox Sports TV: Ch. 166
- PAC 12: Ch. 169/1169 HD
- World Fishing Network: Ch. 170/1170 HD
In addition to the channels noted above, the following channels will also be available as part of Sports Pak 2:
- Sportsman Network: Ch. 167
Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads only. Sportsman is offered in Roanoke in the Sports & Information Pak.
- Big Ten Network (BTN): Ch. 168/1168 HD
Hampton Roads and Roanoke only. BTN is offered in Northern Virginia in the Sports & Information Pak.
For more information on available content, customers can click here for details on the full listing of channels in their service area.
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About Cox Communications:
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 more than 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.
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SOURCE Cox Communications