“Our penetration in the New York market is significantly boosted by our most recent launch on RCN,” said Leonard Asper, CEO of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. “It comes at an opportune time as football season is upon us, baseball is hot.
NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2015
Toronto - Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. announced today that Fantasy Sports Network (FNTSY), the world’s first and only fantasy sports television channel, has launched on RCN Cable in the New York City, making the channel available to RCN’s subscribers in the Premier Digital Package and Sports Package.
FNTSY Sports Network will be available in HD (high-definition) on channel 583 and SD (standard-definition) on channel 367.
FNTSY Sports Network is the world’s first and only 24/7 television network designed from the ground up to inform, engage and entertain the more than 57 million enthusiasts who play fantasy sports annually and on a daily basis. The destination channel for fantasy sports players, its programming includes exciting live studio shows, call-in shows, expert panels, celebrity and expert drafts, reality programming and on-site commentary from sports venues, as well as short-form programming from the experts around the continent, providing fantasy sports discussion and analysis for football, baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, hockey, NASCAR and other sports.
“Our penetration in the New York market is significantly boosted by our most recent launch on RCN,” said Leonard Asper, CEO of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. “It comes at an opportune time as football season is upon us, baseball is hot and basketball and hockey are around the corner. We look forward to meeting the demands of this passionate fantasy sports community with relevant, engaging and expert-driven content all year long.”
“FNTSY Sports Network offers sports enthusiasts new viewing and information options that complement the huge variety we offer in our Premier and Sports packages,” said RCN’s New York City General Manager Bruce Abbott. “Fantasy sports popularity continues to grow, and this is the perfect time to offer our subscribers this programming at the start of the football season.”
FNTSY Sports Network is owned by Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.
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About Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. is a global leader in operating targeted specialty television channels on linear, digital and mobile platforms with offices and studios in New York, Toronto, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. In addition to Fantasy Sports Network (FNTSY), Anthem’s portfolio includes RotoExperts.com, a leader in fantasy sports content, DailyRoto.com, the most comprehensive and far-reaching daily fantasy sports website, and Fight Network, the world’s premier combat sports channel now broadcasting in the U.S., Canada and over 30 other countries. Anthem also has a significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel, one of the top outdoor channels in the U.S. available in over 40 million homes, and it owns SportsGrid.com, a leader in general sports entertainment commentary.
RCN provides advanced High-Speed Internet, Digital TV and Phone services to residential customers as well as small, medium and Enterprise businesses. By design, RCN’s wholly owned, scalable, fiber-rich network supports continuous product innovation and service enhancement for its customers. RCN’s success stems from its foresight in acquiring, maintaining and growing its expansive fiber-rich network with an unwavering commitment to offering premium telecommunication services with the very best in value, all supported by 100% U.S. based customer service.