World Fishing Network, the leading entertainment destination and digital resource for anglers throughout North America, has announced that Cox Communications, the third-largest cable provider in the U.S., has launched WFN in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Okla. Additional markets will be added throughout 2013 with availability systemwide by April 2014.
“WFN is excited to partner with Cox Communications, which services many markets in the U.S. that are home to a large, passionate core of anglers,” said Sean Luxton, Senior Vice President of Digital and Content Distribution for WFN. “WFN provides a daily escape for more than 60 million recreational and sport fishing enthusiasts in the U.S., and Cox is a powerful partner who will help us deliver great content to a large segment of our audience, especially in the western half of the country.”
WFN is part of Cox Communications’ new Sports Pack 2, which offers a mix of channels including NFL Network and NFL Red Zone, Big Ten Network, Pac-12 Network, Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, Outside TV and Universal Sports. The tier is available to Cox Advance TV customers for $10 per month.
WFN is available in both standard and high-definition and can be found on channel 283 (SD) and 1354 (HD) on Cox in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa service areas. Consumers with questions about Cox Sports Pack 2 should visitwww.cox.com for additional information.
“World Fishing Network is a great addition to Sports Pack 2. Fishing is a way of life in Oklahoma and the quality of WFN’s HD is fantastic. With Sports Pack 2 and WFN, we offer the best in football and outdoor adventures, and with our new Record 6 DVR, Cox Contour customers can record virtually all the Sports Pack 2 networks at the same time,” said Bruce Berkinshaw, Director of Product Management for Cox Communications.
WFN has gained a 50% growth in distribution since 2011. When Cox completes the rollout of Sports Pack 2, WFN and WFN HD will be available to more than 56 million cable, satellite and telecommunications households throughout North America, including eight of the top 10 MVPDs in the U.S.
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