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Release Date: 09/23/2008

Get ready sports fans!  Beginning this Thursday, September 25, 2008, more college sports coverage is coming to the Time Warner Cable lineup.  The Big Ten Network (BTN) will be available to Time Warner Cable digital converter customers with the Sports & Games Tier.   The Big Ten Network will also be available in High Definition.  A digital converter is required to receive the channels.

Big Ten Network is a 24-hr channel consisting of primarily of Big Ten Conference sporting events and sports programming, as well as an amount of ancillary programming related to the Big Ten Conference member universities, their students, communities and alumni.  Coverage includes live telecasts of football, basketball, baseball and Olympic sports. Universities in the Big Ten Conference are Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Wisconsin, Iowa, Penn State, Purdue, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Northwestern.

The Big Ten Network is available on the following channels:

  • S. Carolina – 148(SD); 956(HD)
  • Greensboro – 189(SD); 571(HD)
  • Charlotte – 136(SD); 288(HD)
  • Statesville/Iredell – 425(SD); 719(HD)
  • Raleigh – 323(SD); 287(HD)
  • Wilmington – 135(SD); 954(HD)

About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s Carolina Region provides video, Internet and telephone services to more than 1.9 million customers in 442 cities and towns across North and South Carolina.    Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York state (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. Time Warner Cable serves approximately 14.7 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services.

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