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Olympic Channel Launching July 15 With 35M Homes

Most big cable operators to carry NBCU joint venture 6/15/2017 4:46 PM Eastern

The Olympic Channel will launch July 15 in more than 35 million homes, said NBCUniversal, which is partnering with the International Olympic Committee and the U.S. Olympic Committee in the new network.

The channel will be available to most subscribers of Altice, AT&T, DirecTV, Comcast, Spectrum and Verizon at launch. The linear feed will also be streaming on DirecTV Now, Fubo, Hulu, Sony PlayStation Vue and YouTube TV.

"The launch of our first national television channel is an exciting new chapter in the evolution of our global platform," said Mark Parkman, general manager of the IOC's global Olympic Channel. "Through our partnership with the USOC and NBCUniversal, the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will ensure that U.S. audiences are able to further discover, engage and share in the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round."

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