Universal Sports Network signs Hawaiian Telcom


Universal Sports NetworkUniversal Sports Network announced a multi-year distribution agreement with Hawaiian Telcom Services, bringing the network’s exclusive Olympic sports coverage of qualifying, trials and world championship events, as well as other endurance and adventure sports programming, to Hawaiian Telcom TV customers in the Oahu market.

Universal Sports launches 6/29 on Hawaiian Telcom TV Ch.90 and HD Ch.1090, and will be available as a free preview to all customers for two months – July & August – before becoming available exclusively to Advantage Plus package subscribers.

Since the commercial launch of the company’s new digital TV service 12 months ago on July 1, 2011, Hawaiian Telcom has added an additional 30 HD channels like Universal Sports Network HD, and now delivers over 100 full-time HD channels.

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