Outdoor Channel Launches In Puerto Rico On Liberty
Temecula, Calif. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Effective immediately, Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OUTD), America’s leader in Outdoor TV, today announced that Outdoor Channel has launched on the Basic tier of Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico Ltd., a subsidiary of Liberty Global.
Viewers in Liberty can now access a broad spectrum of Outdoor Channel’s popular fishing, hunting, shooting and adventure programming.
“The move into Puerto Rico is an exciting one for Outdoor Channel and speaks to the popularity and growth of our focused outdoor programming,” said Tom Hornish, COO at Outdoor Channel.
Added Randy Brown, Senior Vice President, Affiliate Sales & Marketing at Outdoor Channel, “With its breathtaking landscape and pristine natural environment, this market is home to a passionate base of outdoor enthusiasts. Now, Liberty viewers can enjoy our high quality, category-leading outdoor programming.”
“Known as ‘La Isla del Encanto,’ or the Island of Enchantment’ appreciating the beauty of the great outdoors,” said Gabriel Palerm, Director of Sales & Marketing for Liberty Cablevision, Puerto Rico. “We see the addition of Outdoor Channel as integral to our programming. The network addition is reflective of our ongoing effort to providing our viewers with the very best programming available.”
Outdoor Channel takes viewers across the country and around the world, sharing unmatched thrills and experiences through the eyes of esteemed outdoor personalities.
About Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.
Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OUTD) owns and operates Outdoor Channel, America’s leader in outdoor TV, and Winnercomm Inc., an Emmy Award winning production and interactive company. Outdoor Channel offers programming that captures the excitement of hunting, fishing, shooting, off-road motorsports, adventure and the Western lifestyle and can be viewed on multiple platforms including high definition, video-on-demand, as well as on a dynamic broadband website. Winnercomm Inc. is one of America’s largest and highest quality producers of live sporting events and sports series for cable and broadcast television. Winnercomm also owns and operates the patented Skycam and CableCam aerial camera systems which provide dramatic overhead camera angles for major sports events, including college and NFL football. For more information please visit www.outdoorchannel.com.
About Liberty Cablevision
Liberty Cablevision of PR, Ltd. Is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Global. Liberty serves more than 220,000 Cable TV, Internet and Telephony customers in the east, central and north part of the island.
Liberty Global is the leading international cable operator offering advanced video, voice and broadband internet services to connect its customers to the world of entertainment, communications and information. As of June 30, 2009, Liberty Global operated state-of-the-art networks that served approximately 17 million customers across 14 countries principally located in Europe, Japan, Chile, and Australia. Liberty Global’s operations also include significant programming businesses such as Chellomedia in Europe.