Charter Inks Cox Regional Sports Net


Regional sports network Cox Sports Television reached a carriage deal Tuesday with Charter Communications Inc.

Under terms of the agreement, Charter will make CST available to 11 Louisiana systems serving nearly 150,000 basic customers in Thibodaux, Bourg, Slidell, Hammond, Marksville, New Roads/Pointe Coupee, Opelousas, Jennings, Church Point and Eunice.

CST airs National Basketball Association games from the New Orleans Hornets, along with coverage of the National Football League’s New Orleans Saints, minor-league baseball’s New Orleans Zephyrs and, beginning in 2004, the New Orleans Voodoo of the Arena Football League.

The network also airs college-sports events from LSU, Southeast Louisiana, Southern University, Tulane, University of New Orleans, Southern Mississippi and selected coverage of the Conference USA, Sunbelt, Big 12, Big 10, Big East and WAC conferences, as well as LHSAA championship high-school events.