Anthem’s FNTSY Sports Network and Fight Network Launch on CenturyLink Across the U.S.
Toronto | New York – Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. announced today that Fantasy Sports Network (FNTSY), the world’s first-ever channel dedicated to fantasy sports, and Fight Network, the world’s premier combat sports television channel, have launched on CenturyLink across the U.S., making the channels available to CenturyLink subscribers in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin.
FNTSY Sports Network and Fight Network will be included in CenturyLink’s PRISM Sports Plus package. FNTSY Sports Network can be found on channels 676 (SD) and 1676 (HD), while Fight Network is available on channels 675 (SD) and 1675 (HD).
“The launch on CenturyLink significantly increases and expands the breadth of our national footprint in the U.S.,” said Leonard Asper, CEO of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. “We will now serve new subscribers across the country, fulfilling the increasing demand for fantasy sports and combat sports content with our cutting-edge original programming, featured live events, breaking news coverage, expert-driven analysis and much more.”
FNTSY Sports Network is the world’s first and only 24/7 television network designed from the ground up to inform, engage and entertain the more than 60 million enthusiasts who play fantasy sports annually and on a daily basis. The destination channel for fantasy sports players, its programming includes exciting live studio programming, call-in shows, expert panels, celebrity and expert drafts, reality programming and on-site commentary from sports venues, as well as short-form programming from the experts around the continent, providing fantasy sports discussion and analysis for football, baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, hockey, NASCAR and other sports. It also includes a fantasy sports “ticker” that is second to none in the world of sports. It airs on over 20 cable, satellite and IPTV platforms in the U.S. and Canada, on streamed devices including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Xbox, as well as globally on digital platforms.
Fight Network is a 24/7 HD multi-platform channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports. It airs programs focused on the entire scope of the combat sports genre, including mixed martial arts, boxing, kickboxing, professional wrestling, traditional martial arts, fight news and analysis, as well as fight-themed drama, reality series, documentaries and feature films. Fight Network’s dynamic programming lineup includes live events from around the world and extensive news coverage. Fight Network is distributed on cable, satellite and IPTV systems in the U.S., Canada and over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East, as well as globally on digital platforms, including online, mobile apps and streaming devices.
CenturyLink is the third-largest telecommunications company in the U.S.
About Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. is a global leader in operating targeted specialty video channels on linear, digital and mobile platforms with offices and studios in New York, Toronto, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. In addition to FNTSY Sports Network and Fight Network, Anthem’s portfolio includes RotoExperts.com, a leader in fantasy sports news and analysis, and DailyRoto.com, the most comprehensive and far-reaching daily fantasy sports website. Anthem also has a significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel, one of the top outdoor channels in the U.S. available in over 40 million homes, and it owns SportsGrid.com, a leader in general sports entertainment commentary. Anthem has partnered with IMG to launch Edge Sport, an extreme and action sports network launching soon in Canada, and has also teamed up with Lucas Oil Products to launch MAVTV Canada, a 24-hour destination channel for all things motorsports in the Canadian market.