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Time Warner Cable, Big Ten Network invite Husker Fans to Show Their Pride

Release Date: 09/30/2011

LINCOLN - (September 29, 2011) –Time Warner Cable and BTN are helping fans color their neighborhoods red by providing 15,000 special-edition Husker yard signs for pick-up at seven Time Warner Cable locations throughout Nebraska.

The joint promotion, which provides one free sign per TWC household, will begin Monday, Oct. 3, giving Husker fans time to get their signs in advance of Nebraska’s first Big Ten Conference game Oct. 8 against Ohio State at Memorial Stadium.

“The excitement is building in the days leading up to Nebraska’s first Big Ten home game, and Time Warner Cable wants to help Husker fans celebrate,” said Scott Miller, area vice president of operations for Time Warner Cable. “Many of our employees are Husker fans too, and we’re thrilled to help paint the town red and show the visiting Big Ten fans what Husker Nation is all about.”

“We’re excited that Nebraska is now part of the Big Ten Conference and we want to help Husker fans show their pride,” said BTN Vice President of Marketing Erin Harvego. “These special-edition yard signs are a great way to celebrate Nebraska’s first Big Ten home game.”

In Lincoln, signs are available for pick-up at the Time Warner Cable store at 5400 S. 16th St. between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

The following TWC locations are all open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: York (114 W. 6th St.); Auburn (1304 Courthouse Ave.); Fairbury (506 C St.); Falls City (1816 Stone St.); Nebraska City (512 Central Ave.); Fremont (1780 East 23rd St.); and Columbus ( 2453 39th Ave).

BTN is available to Time Warner Cable standard service tier customers on channels 24 and 333 and in high-definition on channel 1333. BTN Extra 1 on channels 334 and 1334 and BTN Extra 2 on channels 335 and 1335 are also available when games air simultaneously to ensure fans can watch all the games in their entirety. Customers who receive BTN in their channel lineup can also enjoy the BTN2GO website and mobile applications.

About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and phone services in the United States, connecting more than 14 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and phone services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers, and through its NaviSite subsidiary, enterprise-class hosting, managed application, messaging and cloud services. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com, www.navisite.com, and www.twcmedia.com.

About BTN: A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, BTN is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 800 events, all in HD, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live. Events include football, men’s and women’s basketball games; dozens of Big Ten Championship events; studio shows; coaches’ shows; and classic games. The network televises and streams more Olympic sporting events and women’s sports than has ever been aired on any other network. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation’s finest universities. The groundbreaking Student U initiative provides real-world experience for students interested in careers in sports television. The network is available to more than 80 million homes across the United States and Canada, and currently has agreements with more than 300 affiliates, including AT&T U-Verse, Atlantic Broadband, Cablevision, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DirecTV, DISH Network, Insight, Mediacom, Rogers Cable (Canada), Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct (Canada), Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS. For updated information on BTN, go to www.BTN.com.

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