Frontier Communications to Launch Pac-12 Network in Southern California

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SAN FRANCISCO – Pac-12 Networks confirmed today that Frontier Communications will launch Pac-12 Network in high definition to its subscribers in Southern California in time for the 2016 football season.

For FiOS TV customers in Los Angeles, Pac-12 Network will be available on Frontier’s Preferred tier and in Palm Springs, Pac-12 Network will be offered on Frontier’s Extreme tier.

“We are excited to welcome more Frontier subscribers to Pac-12 Network,” said Pac-12 Networks President Lydia Murphy-Stephans. “Frontier’s commitment to showcasing our live quality sporting events will benefit Pac-12 fans throughout Southern California.”

“We are happy to bring Pac-12 Network to our California FiOS TV customers. For sports fans, nothing beats watching your favorite teams in live action,” said Frontier West Region President Melinda White. “With the addition of the Pac-12 Network to Frontier’s lineup, our customers will be able to enjoy exciting live sporting events and watch their favorite teams and players year-round.”

Frontier is a long-time distributor of Pac-12 Networks to its subscribers in Oregon and Washington, and will launch Pac-12 Network in Southern California in time for the kickoff of Pac-12 football Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016.  Pac-12 Network will feature quadruple headers each of the first three Saturdays of the season. See the full Pac-12 Networks schedule for the first three weeks here.

About Pac-12 Networks

Pac-12 Networks is the innovative TV and multimedia company of the Pac-12 Conference, and is the first such company to be wholly owned by 12 universities. Pac-12 Networks incorporates one national and six regional television networks, plus extensive digital content accessible through social media, university websites, and Pac-12 Now, its TV Everywhere service. Each year, Pac-12 Networks offers live coverage of 850 sporting events, making it one of the top live sports producers in the country. In addition, Pac-12 Networks creates extensive original programming, provides visibility for marquee football and basketball events as well as traditionally under-served women’s and Olympic sports. Pac-12 Networks also provides training and paid internships for thousands of students of the Pac-12’s member universities, preparing them for careers in media. With headquarters in San Francisco’s SOMA District, Pac-12 Networks draws on the creative, entrepreneurial, and technological culture of the Bay Area and nearby Silicon Valley. For more information, go to http://pac-12.com/networks.

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