Cox to Launch ESPN360.com in Hampton Roads on September 30
High-Speed Internet Customers Gain Access to More Than 3,500 Live Events Online, Including Hundreds of College Football Games
CHESAPEAKE, Va., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as college football gets into full swing, Cox and ESPN today announced that Cox High Speed Internet and Cox Business Internet customers in Hampton Roads will have access to ESPN360.com beginning September 30. ESPN360.com is ESPN's 24/7 broadband sports network, which offers more than 3,500 live, global sports events annually. It will be available at no cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet service from Cox.
"This season, not only can Cox customers view more than 400 football games, including tons of free high-definition action with digital cable, but with the addition of ESPN360, fans will have access to even more football games," said Gary McCollum, Cox Senior Vice President and General Manager. "Making ESPN360.com available for free to our high-speed Internet customers is just one more way Cox is committed to providing the best value to our customers."
ESPN360.com features live online sports coverage from a broad array of global events including (but not limited to):
Basketball: NBA, Euroleague, FIBA, NCAA Men's and Women's basketball, WNBA;
Football: NCAA College Football, AFL;
Global Soccer: FIFA World Cup events and global qualifiers, Confederations Cup, Football League (UK), Carling Cup (UK), La Liga (Spain), Italian Serie A, Portuguese Liga Sagres, MLS, US National team, international "friendlies" and more;
Global Baseball: MLB, World Baseball Classic, College World Series, Little League World Series;
Tennis: multi-court coverage of all four "grand slam" events and select other tennis events;
Golf: extensive coverage of the US Open, The Masters, The Open Championship and more;
Lacrosse: Major League Lacrosse, NCAA College Lacrosse;
Misc. Sports: X Games and Winter X Games, NCAA Hockey and Softball, Open-wheel Racing, Professional Racquetball, International Polo and more.
Upcoming Virginia highlights include:
10/11/09; 7:00PM; NHRA VIRGINIA NATIONALS
10/29/09; 7:30PM; NORTH CAROLINA/VIRGINIA TECH; ESPN COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIMETIME
11/05/09; 7:30PM; VIRGINIA TECH/EAST CAROLINA; ESPN COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIMETIME
11/30/09; 7:00PM; PENN STATE/VIRGINIA; 2009 BIG TEN/ACC CHALLENGE PRESENTED
Through a sleek, simple video player accessible via ESPN360.com, the service gives consumers control over their broadband sports viewing experience -- providing reliable, high-quality video and the ability to pause, rewind and fast-forward live events. With the ability to deliver up to 15 simultaneous live events, fans are able to toggle between events in a main viewing window, and with a single click, jump to another event. Video can be viewed in widescreen (16:9) and normal (4:3) views and can be expanded to full screen or reduced to a compact size. Recently completed events are archived and available for on-demand replay.
Cox customers can visit www.cox.com/espn360
from their home computer or a computer served by Cox Business Internet service to learn more and link to the ESPN360 content.http://www.prnewswire.com/news-relea...-62316597.html