Press ReleaseSeptember 3, 2020
Spectrum Networks and the University of Hawai’i Extend Long-Standing Partnership
Spectrum Sports will Continue to Serve as Local TV Home of UH Athletics
Honolulu, Hawaii – Spectrum Networks and the University of Hawai‘i (UH) today announced a multi-year extension to continue with Spectrum as the official TV home of UH Athletics. With the partnership, Spectrum Sports will air live games and programming of UH men’s and women’s sports, and will continue to make UH football games available on Spectrum Sports Pay-Per-View in Hawai‘i. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Spectrum Sports has served as the official TV home of UH Athletics since 2011, and we are proud that our coverage has allowed us to engage with Hawai‘i sports fans for nearly a decade,” said Dan Schmidt, Senior Director, Spectrum Networks Hawai‘i. “We recognize the passion this community has for its Rainbow Wahine and Rainbow Warrior student-athletes, and together with the University of Hawai‘i we’re proud to continue our commitment of delivering live programming and game coverage that Hawai‘i fans love.”
Spectrum Sports will continue to feature live game coverage of men’s volleyball, women’s soccer, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, baseball and softball, with an added commitment to feature women’s water polo.
“We’re excited to continue our longstanding partnership with Spectrum and look forward to adding our nationally ranked water polo program to the lineup,” said David Matlin, Athletics Director, University of Hawai‘i. “Since 2011, Spectrum Sports has been a household name, and our fans have come to expect quality telecasts night in and night out. We share in the excitement with each Rainbow Wahine and Rainbow Warrior victory, whether at home or in our athletic venues.”
Spectrum and the University of Hawai‘i also will continue to offer UH football games via pay-per-view for Hawai‘i residents, and streaming options in partnership with the Mountain West Conference for fans outside of Hawai‘i. UH women’s volleyball games will continue to air exclusively in Hawai‘i on Spectrum OC16.
Spectrum Sports is available 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 exclusive channel of Spectrum, and is available on channels 16 (HD) and 1016 (HD).
About Spectrum Networks
Spectrum Networks is a series of 24/7 news and sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 30 million customers in 41 states. Spectrum Networks carry distinct, comprehensive, and exclusive local programming on over 30 networks across Charter’s footprint. More information on Spectrum Networks is available at spectrumlocalnews.com.