ITN Launches Web Lacrosse Channel


Interactive Television Networks Inc. is partnering with the professional National Lacrosse League to launch Lacrosse TV, which can be accessed online ( and will feature at least 20 live broadcast games from the 2006 NLL season.

Another 150 archived games from the league’s 19-year history will also be available on the Web site. Monthly subscriptions will cost $9.95. Viewers can access the content through ITVN’s set-top box, beginning Jan. 1.

The Web site said the $9.95 charge includes a free set-top “worth $99.95.”

ITVN chief executive officer Charles Prast said lacrosse is the first of several sports networks ITVN plans to launch using IPTV.