Bobcats Extend Television Reach

Bobcats Extend Television Reach
Horry Telephone Cooperative to Provide Bobcats Telecasts on SportSouth to Myrtle Beach Customers

January 5, 2011

SportSouth and Horry Telephone Cooperative today announced the network will now telecast Charlotte Bobcats’ games through HTC Digital Cable in South Carolina. Horry Telephone Cooperative will offer SportSouth in high definition on HTC Digital Cable channel 866 and in standard definition on channel 66. SportSouth’s Charlotte Bobcats programming includes 81 Bobcats’ games, all in high-definition, Bobcats LIVE pre- and post-game shows surrounding each game telecast, and SportSouth Original programs such as Spotlight: Michael Jordan, Bobcats Owner and Under the Lights: Making of the Lady Cats 2011 Calendar.

"We know how important Charlotte Bobcats games are to the fans, and HTC is pleased to be able to bring regular season games to HTC Digital Cable customers through excellent sports network programming with SportSouth," said Sandy Hendrick, HTC Marketing Supervisor.

"Once again Horry Telephone Cooperative is demonstrating its commitment to providing excellent television programming choices to its Myrtle Beach area customers," said Jeff Genthner, senior vice president and general manager of FOX Sports South and SportSouth. "HTC Digital Cable customers will receive all Bobcats games televised by SportSouth plus a variety of other Emmy Award-winning programming the network produces each year."

Tonight's Charlotte Bobcats game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at 8 p.m. ET will be available on SportSouth to HTC Digital Cable customers, as will the team's 49 remaining regular-season games.

UPDATED BOBCATS CABLE LIST
·         Time Warner Cable in Charlotte, Greensboro, Fayetteville, Raleigh (Channel 520 – SD only) and Winston-Salem
·         AT&T in Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Columbia, SC and Charleston, SC
·         Mi-Connection in Mooresville, NC
·         SkyLine Communications in West Jefferson, NC
·         North State in High Point, NC
·         Piedmont Communications in Lexington, NC
·         Comporium in York and Lancaster Counties, SC
·         Southern Coastal Cable in Georgetown, SC
·         Comcast in Charleston, SC
·         Home Telecom in Charleston, SC
·         Palmetto Rural Telephone in Walterboro, SC
·         PBT Services in Gilbert, SC
·         Family View Cablevision in Anderson, SC
·         Horry Telephone Cooperative in Myrtle Beach, SC


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