Sept. 4, 2008
CENTENNIAL, Colo. -
The Mtn. - MountainWest Sports Network and CommuniComm announced today that The Mtn. will be available to CommuniComm subscribers in Colorado and Wyoming effective immediately.
"We are pleased to welcome James Cable to our growing number of distribution partners, which gives The Mtn. increased visibility for our pioneering and award-winning coverage of the Mountain West Conference," said Kim Carver, vice president and general manager of The Mtn. "We are excited to continue to increase our distribution as we begin our third season and welcome CommuniComm viewers in Colorado and Wyoming to The Mtn."
Added Merritt Engebretsen, general manager of CommuniComm: "We realize that sports, and in particular, the Wyoming Cowboys, CSU Rams, and Air Force Falcons are important to our customers so we are pleased to add this service and look forward to providing enhanced coverage of the Mountain West Conference."
CommuniComm will carry The Mtn. on the following systems and service tiers:
Affiliate - Location - Level of Service
CommuniComm (Wyo.) - Douglas, Glenrock, Lusk, Saratoga, Torrington, Wheatland - Expanded Basic
CommuniComm (Colo.) - Yuma, Akron, Otis - Expanded Basic
Effective October 1, CommuniComm Services will become the first cable provider to launch The Mtn. in the state of Texas, which will give TCU Horned Frogs and Mountain West Conference fans access to the network in areas to the northwest of the DFW Metroplex.
About The Mtn.
The MountainWest Sports Network - The Mtn. - premiered on September 1, 2006 as the first network dedicated to a college athletic conference - the Division I Mountain West Conference (MWC). The Mtn. annually produces and airs more than 200 collegiate sporting events, including football, basketball, Olympic sports, and conference championship coverage. The Mtn.'s expanded coverage includes news programming, coaches' shows, pre and post game analysis and feature programming about MWC athletics. The Mtn. is jointly owned by Comcast and CBS College Sports Network. For more information, visit www.themtn.tv.
CommuniComm owns, operates, and develops cable television systems serving rural communities in Oklahoma, Texas, Georgia, Louisiana, Colorado, Wyoming, Tennessee, Alabama, and Florida.