Charter Signs Carriage Deal With NFL Network, NFL RedZone Channel
The cable operator will offer the networks in time for next month's kickoff of the NFL season.
NEW YORK - Cable operator Charter Communications and the NFL Network on Monday unveiled an agreement for carriage of NFL Network and the new NFL RedZone channel.
Financial and other terms of the long-term deal weren't disclosed.
NFL Network, which will be available on Charter's Digital View Plus tier, and NFL RedZone, which will be offered on Charter’s sports tiers, will be available to Charter subscribers in time for the start of the 2011 NFL season next month.
“Charter has devoted and passionate NFL fans from coast to coast. We’re extremely pleased to be enhancing the value to our customers with the addition of NFL Network and NFL RedZone," said Allan Singer, Charter senior vp, programming.
“Charter is one of the top cable systems in the country and we are excited its customers will be the newest fans to enjoy the only network dedicated entirely to football,” said John Malkin, NFL Network vp of affiliate distribution.
NFL RedZone features every touchdown from every game on Sunday afternoons.