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SEC Network available to 60 million households with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Network agreements

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Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks join the carrier lineup before the SEC Network's launch.

Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks will carry ESPN's SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014, according to a press release. These agreements push the reach of the SEC Network to approximately 60 million households. Cable and satellite providers carrying the network include AT&T U-verse, Dish Network, Google Fiber, Cox Cable, Comcast (XFinity), Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks.

"It is great to have Time Warner Cable as a distribution partner for the SEC Network," said Mike Slive, Commissioner of the Southeastern Conference. "Time Warner Cable customers, particularly those in South Carolina and Texas, will have the opportunity to enjoy our football season opener exclusively on the SEC Network when Texas A&M visits South Carolina on August 28."

"Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks customers reside in some of the most intense fan areas of the Southeastern Conference," added Justin Connolly, ESPN senior vice president, college networks. "We look forward to providing an array of outstanding SEC programming to Time Warner Cable customers across the country when the SEC Network debuts on August 14."