The new Fox Soccer Plus which launches Monday and will take the place of Setanta Sports, is going to be seen on four cable and satellite providers when it takes the air. Like Setanta, it will have English Premier League games, UEFA Champions League along with some rugby. It will be a premium channel so the price you will have to pay should you subscribe is up to the cable or satellite provider.
FOX SOCCER PLUS SET TO LAUNCH MARCH 1
WITH DIRECTV, DISH NETWORK, TIME WARNER CABLE,
AND VERIZON FiOSPREMIUM NETWORK TO FEATURE EXCLUSIVE LIVE SPORTSLOS ANGELES, February 26, 2010—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 . “Soccer and international sports fans will thoroughly enjoy the diverse and compelling lineup of live events.” HopkinsFox 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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