Cablevision scores One World Sports distribution

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 10:21am
Mike Robuck

Cablevision is now offering One World Sports Network, which covers golf, baseball and soccer from Asia, the Pacific and around the world, to its New York tri-state area video subscribers.

The network provides exclusive live and same-day coverage of international sporting events, including top Asian soccer like the Champions Leagues, Asian Cup, Japan’s J-League and the Chinese Super League.

Optimum TV customers tune into One World Sports Network’s exclusive live and same- day coverage of international sporting events, such as FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil Asian soccer qualifiers; the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Asian soccer qualifiers; AFC Champions League; Chinese Super League, home of former English Premier League star Didier Drogba; Australia A- League, Japan J-League and Korea K-League soccer; the Chinese Basketball Association with notable former NBA stars Tracy McGrady and Stephon Marbury; Japan’s professional baseball league; and the OneAsia Golf Tour.

“Optimum TV continues to add valuable international content and sports coverage that our customers love, and One World Sports serves both objectives in a powerful way. We are pleased to add One World Sports to our lineup and give our customers access to this high-quality content,” said Bradley Feldman, Cablevision’s vice president of video product management.

One World Sports is available in Optimum International’s Japanese, Chinese and Korean packages, as well as a standalone addition for $2.95 per month to residential and commercial customers with a digital set-top box and a subscription to Broadcast Basic service and above.

“We are extremely pleased to be available on Optimum TV,” says Alexander Brown, CEO of One World Sports. “New Yorkers are passionate sports fans, and we are delivering programming options that were not previously available. The spirited nature of the fans in this market makes this a perfect environment for our network.”



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