, a leading provider of broadband, Internet Protocol (IP) and communications technology and services, announced that it has signed a new contract with The Sportsman Channel
to add the twenty-four hour hunting and fishing channel to its IPTVComplete service offering.
"The Sportsman Channel is the first television network dedicated to hunting and fishing," said Dave Micek, President and CEO of Eagle Broadband. "It is a channel created by sportsmen for sportsmen offering hunting and fishing 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We are excited to offer The Sportsman Channel via Eagle's IPTVComplete service offering, and with over 50 million hunters and fishermen across the country, we feel this channel will appeal to many in our target market."
"We are excited to be working with Eagle Broadband, and to have our channel available via Eagle's IPTVComplete. IPTV is the wave of the future, and we are thrilled to be a part of what Eagle is doing," said C. Michael Cooley, President and CEO of The Sportsman Channel.
IPTVComplete is the multi-channel, turnkey video solution for service providers offered jointly by Eagle Broadband and France Telecom subsidiary, GlobeCast. IPTVComplete reduces the time, effort and costs for broadband providers looking to offer high-quality entertainment services over fiber or DSL broadband networks. The solution provides a unique combination of video content, headend infrastructure, satellite distribution and set-top boxes to offer a more profitable services deployment model.
Eagle Broadband and GlobeCast previously announced that their IPTVComplete video solution is being used by AllAccess Technologies and Home Town Cable for multi-state roll-outs that include Texas, Ohio, Florida, Nevada, New York, and New Jersey.