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The Mtn. Launches in Atlanta, Grows Coverage in TX


Dec. 1, 2010

The Mtn. – MountainWest Sports Network has launched on Comcast cable (XFINITY) in the Atlanta, Ga. area and is available to Suddenlink Communications customers in West Texas, including Abilene, Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland, San Angelo plus several municipalities east of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
The Mtn. can be viewed on Comcast XFINITY digital television service in the Atlanta DMA (No. 8 in the United States) on the Sports Entertainment Package (channel 786) in areas having completed Comcast’s World of More upgrades and will be available on remaining systems throughout 2011 as World of More enhancements are completed.  Visit for details.
The XFINITY Sports Entertainment Package gives subscribers access to NFL Red Zone and hundreds of live games, from college basketball, football, soccer, tennis and more.
The Mtn. is available to Suddenlink Communications ( customers on the Digital Sports & Information package of channels.  
See for a complete roster of service providers and channel listings.
About The Mtn.
The MountainWest Sports Network – The Mtn. – premiered on September 1, 2006 as the first network dedicated to a college athletic conference - the Division I Mountain West Conference (MWC).  The Mtn. annually produces and airs more than 180 collegiate sporting events, including football, basketball, Olympic sports, and conference championship coverage.  The Mtn.’s expanded coverage includes news programming, coaches’ shows, pre and post game analysis and feature programming about MWC athletics.  The Mtn. is jointly owned by Comcast and CBS College Sports Network.  For more information, visit .
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) ( is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services.  With 22.9 million video customers, 16.7 million high-speed Internet customers, and 8.4 million Comcast Digital Voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.

Comcast's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, 11 regional sports networks operated by Comcast Sports Group and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast's Internet businesses, including (  Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, which owns two professional sports teams, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, and a large, multipurpose arena in Philadelphia, the Wells Fargo Center, and, through Global Spectrum, manages other facilities for sporting events, concerts and other events.

About Suddenlink
Suddenlink Communications ( is the seventh largest cable operator in the United States, supporting the information, communication and entertainment demands of approximately 1.3 million residential customers and thousands of commercial customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia and elsewhere. Suddenlink simplifies its customers’ lives through one call for support, one connection, and one bill for TV, Internet, phone and other services.