Pac-12 Networks and NCTC agree to multiyear affiliation agreement
Pac-12 Networks renews carriage agreement with
National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and its members
SAN FRANCISCO – Pac-12 Networks and the National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC) announced today a renewal of the relationship between the Networks, NCTC and its members that own and operate cable systems. The affiliation agreement allows Pac-12 Networks, with its portfolio of one national and six regional channels, to continue to be available to over 800 NCTC member operators across the country.
“NCTC and its members are among Pac-12 Networks’ original partners, and we’re thrilled to continue our partnership,” said Alden Budill, Pac-12 Networks Senior Vice President/Head of Distribution & Partner Marketing. “Growing our reach to fans across the country and delivering the very best Pac-12 sporting content are strategic priorities for Pac-12 Networks, and we look forward to building on our strong foundations with NCTC in the years to come.”
NCTC represents more than 800 independent cable operators serving millions of cable subscribers across the United States.
About Pac-12 Networks
Pac-12 Networks is the innovative TV and multimedia company of the Pac-12 Conference and is the first such company to be wholly owned by 12 universities. Pac-12 Networks incorporates one national and six regional television networks, plus extensive digital content accessible through social media, university websites and Pac-12 Now, its TV Everywhere service. Each year, Pac-12 Networks offers live coverage of 850 sporting events, making it one of the top live sports producers in the country. In addition, Pac-12 Networks creates extensive original programming, provides visibility for marquee football and basketball events as well as traditionally under-served women’s and Olympic sports. Pac-12 Networks also provides training and paid internships for thousands of students of the Pac-12’s member universities, preparing them for careers in media. With headquarters in San Francisco’s SOMA District, Pac-12 Networks draws on the creative, entrepreneurial and technological culture of the Bay Area and nearby Silicon Valley. For more information, go to Pac-12.com.
About National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc.
NCTC is a Kansas not-for-profit corporation that operates as a programming and hardware purchasing organization for its member companies who own and operate cable systems throughout the U.S. and its territories. NCTC seeks to maximize current and future opportunities to ensure the profitability, competitive stature and long-term sustainability of its member companies. For more information, visit www.nctconline.org.
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