Point Broadband adds ACC network to TV lineup


Special to the
Opelika Observer

Point Broadband announced a new carriage agreement with Disney Media Distribution to carry ESPN’s new ACC Network (ACCN). Owned and operated by ESPN in partnership with the Atlantic Coast Conference, ACC Network is a 24-7 national network dedicated to ACC sports.
Fans and followers of the ACC can now access the multiplatform network on the following channels:
• Ultra Channel Lineup – Channel 278 SD/78 HD
Anyone wanting to switch to Point Broadband TV service or upgrade their current service to have access to the ACC Network may call 844-407-6468 or visit point-broadband.com.
“We are very excited to offer the new ACC Network to our customers,” said Point Broadband Vice President of Sales and Marketing Taylor Nipper. “We know that many of our customers are ACC fans and sports fans in general. We received a lot of positive feedback from customers who wanted this channel, and we’re thrilled we are able to provide ACC sports 24-7.”
Approximately 450 live contests, including 40 regular-season football games, 150 men’s and women’s basketball games, and 200 other regular-season competitions and tournament games from across the conference’s 27 sponsored sports, will be televised annually. Additionally, the network will broadcast a complement of news and information shows and original programming. Together, the ACCN and its digital platform, ACC Network Extra (ACCNE), will feature 1,350 ACC events in its first year. ESPN has been televising ACC content since 1979 and has exclusive rights to every conference-controlled game across all sports and championships.
All ACCN games will also be available on the ESPN app to authenticated cable subscribers. Fans interested in learning more about the ACCN can visit www.GetACCN.com.


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