Spectrum Sports activities, College of Hawai’i pronounces contract extension for tv rights of UH Athletics
Spectrum Sports activities will proceed because the official tv companion for College of Hawai’i Athletics in a multi-year extension introduced Thursday, making it one of the vital complete native rights agreements within the nation.
Since 2011, Spectrum Networks has aired reside video games and programming of UH males’s and girls’s sports activities on their platforms of Spectrum Sports activities, Spectrum Sports activities Pay-Per-View and Spectrum OC16.
The multi-year extension runs by way of July 31, 2025. It doesn’t embody UH’s prorated income share within the Mountain West’s new six-year media rights contracts with CBS Sports activities and FOX Sports activities.
Spectrum will air a minimal of 60 reside occasions every year together with soccer, males’s and girls’s basketball, males’s and girls’s volleyball, ladies’s soccer, baseball and softball. The brand new contract additionally contains an added dedication to characteristic ladies’s water polo. In previous years, Spectrum has additionally aired seaside volleyball and males’s and girls’s tennis matches.
“We’re excited to proceed our longstanding partnership with Spectrum and sit up for including our nationally ranked water polo program to the lineup,” stated Athletics Director David Matlin.
UH soccer will proceed to air on Spectrum Pay-Per-View for Hawai’i residents with streaming choices in partnership with the Mountain West for followers exterior of the state. Rainbow Wahine ladies’s volleyball house matches will proceed to air solely in Hawai’i on Spectrum OC16.
“Since 2011, Spectrum Sports activities has been a family identify, and our followers have come to anticipate high quality telecasts evening in and evening out,” Matlin stated. “We share within the pleasure with every Rainbow Wahine and Rainbow Warrior victory, whether or not at house or in our athletic venues.”
Spectrum Sports activities, 24-hour channel overlaying UH Athletics occasions and programming, is obtainable on channels 12 (SD) and 1012 (HD) for Spectrum subscribers, and on channels 89 (SD) and 1089 (HD) for Hawaiian Telcom subscribers. OC16 is an unique channel of Spectrum, and is obtainable on channels 16 (HD) and 1016 (HD).
Along with reside video games, Spectrum Sports activities produces and televises pre-game and post-game programming for a lot of occasions with perception and commentary from UH alumni, each coaches and student-athletes.
“Spectrum Sports activities has served because the official TV house of UH Athletics since 2011, and we’re proud that our protection has allowed us to interact with Hawai’i sports activities followers for almost a decade,” stated Dan Schmidt, Senior Director, Spectrum Networks Hawai’i. “We acknowledge the eagerness this group has for its Rainbow Wahine and Rainbow Warrior student-athletes, and along with the College of Hawai’i we’re proud to proceed our dedication of delivering reside programming and recreation protection that Hawai’i followers love.”