DIRECTV, DISH Network, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon FiOS From Fox Soccer Plus

Fox Soccer Plus has reached agreements with
DIRECTV, DISH Network, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon FiOS to
offer the service to subscribers beginning March 1, 2010, it was
announced today by Mike Hopkins, President, Affiliate Sales and
Marketing, Fox Cable Networks.

“Fox Soccer Plus is a dynamic new network that will provide
our distribution partners with the ability to profitably reach an
extremely passionate subscriber base,” said Hopkins. “Soccer and
international sports fans will thoroughly enjoy the diverse and
compelling lineup of live events.”

Fox Soccer Plus
will feature new exclusive matches from England’s Barclays
Premier League, UEFA Champions League, England’s FA Cup, Italy’s
Serie A, the prestigious Carling Cup, and action from the
Coca-Cola Championship. The network also will showcase an annual
selection of live and exclusive England Men’s National Team matches.

In addition
to its impressive soccer coverage, Fox Soccer Plus will
include premium rugby from the Guinness Premiership, the Heineken
Cup, and Magners League. The network’s total annual programming package
will include nearly 600 exclusive events.


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