We’re proud to offer horse-racing enthusiasts quality programming from HRTV.
San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 17, 2006
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and HorseRacing TV™ (HRTV) today announced a distribution agreement to deliver HRTV as part of the AT&T U-verseSM TV channel lineup.
Under the agreement, AT&T U-verse TV customers will have access to HRTV’s programming lineup, including live horse-racing action from more than 70 thoroughbred, harness and quarter horse racetracks in the United States, Canada, and Australia.
“AT&T U-verse TV is committed to offering the very best in entertainment and sports to our customers," said Dan York, head of programming of AT&T Operations, Inc. “We’re proud to offer horse-racing enthusiasts quality programming from HRTV.“
“We’re delighted to make HRTV part of the AT&T U-verse entertainment experience and to deliver the excitement of horse racing to AT&T U-verse customers,” said Jim Bates, executive vice president and general manager of HorseRacing TV. ”We look forward to reaching more viewers and diversifying our customer footprint through AT&T U-verse TV.”
AT&T U-verse TV is delivered by Project Lightspeed, the company’s initiative to expand the fiber-optics network deeper into neighborhoods to deliver U-verse TV, AT&T Yahoo!® High Speed Internet U-verse Enabled and, in the future, Voice over IP services. Through its subsidiaries, AT&T expects to reach nearly 19 million households by the end of 2008 as part of its initial deployment, using fiber-to-the-node (FTTN) and fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) technologies.
Financial and other terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
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About HorseRacing TV
HRTV (http://www.hrtv.com) is a 24-hour television network providing up to 15 hours per day of wire-to-wire coverage of live horse racing action from more than 70 thoroughbred, harness and quarter horse racetracks in the United States, Canada and Australia.
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