Score one more: @DIRECTV signs on for @SECNetwork . Network now available to 87 million households: http://t.co/LoVdETP1Ty— Keri Potts (@MsPotts_ESPN) August 4, 2014
Another giant win for the SEC Network was announced this afternoon as ESPN and DIRECTV reached an agreement. DIRECTV will offer SEC Network when it launches on August 14th, according to an ESPN press release.
SEC Commissioner Mike Slive said, "With opening day now firmly in sight, we are happy to count DIRECTV, the country’s largest satellite provider, among our many distributors for the SEC Network. The SEC is home to the most passionate fans in college sports and I am pleased to have such a wide distribution by launch date for the benefit of SEC fans everywhere."
Verizon FiOS, you're on the clock.