Charter Cable/NFL Network Reach Carriage Deal

Charter and the NFL Network have reached a long term agreement for the cable company to carry the network as well as offer NFL RedZone.  Charter customers will begin seeing the network in time for the beginning of the 2011 NFL season.

“Charter has devoted and passionate NFL fans from coast to coast. We’re extremely pleased to be enhancing the value to our customers with the addition of NFL Network and NFL RedZone,” said Allan Singer, Charter Senior Vice President, Programming in a press release. “The total football experience for Charter customers is now much more robust – high-definition picture, stats and facts to help pick a fantasy team and in-depth analysis of performance and strategy.”

“Charter is one of the top cable systems in the country and we are excited its customers will be the newest fans to enjoy the only network dedicated entirely to football,” said John Malkin, NFL Network vice president of affiliate distribution. “In addition to our Thursday Night Football games, nightly news on NFL Total Access, Emmy award-winning NFL Films programming and every NFL preseason game, Charter customers will also be able to watch NFL RedZone –featuring every touchdown from every game on Sunday afternoons – starting on September 11.”

 

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