GLENWOOD, AL -- Pursuit Channel, America's most widely distributed hunting, fishing, shooting network, has recently added cable distribution to about 60,000 households via an agreement with Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel), a diversified telecommunications company headquartered in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
Specifically, Shentel provides TV, voice and Internet services to franchise areas in Virginia, West Virginia, and portions of western Maryland. The company also leases fiber optic facilities throughout its service area.
"We are excited to add the Pursuit Channel to our lineup," said Tom Whitaker, Vice President of Shentel Cable. "The channel will do well with our demographic. Our customers live in areas where hunting and fishing and other outdoor activities are part of an important tradition."
Pursuit Channel will be available to Shentel cable customers in the Fans Choice package on or after Aug. 19. Fans Choice is a package of channels that offers a variety of programming - from the fields and streams of Pursuit Channel to the football fields of NFL RedZone.
"This part of the country is alive with hunting and fishing opportunity and vibrant outdoors enthusiasts," said Rusty Faulk, Founder and CEO of Pursuit Channel. "We're very pleased to add new viewers to the Pursuit Channel experience via Shentel's Fans Choice package."
Pursuit Channel, www.pursuitchannel.com, active in more than 42 million U.S. television households including 1080i HD linear and OTT feeds, is the only audited outdoors television network viewable to every DIRECTV (604 PRST) and DISH Network (393 PRST) subscriber, plus an increasing number of American cable systems. Pursuit Channel is also available in full HD via ROKU and Chrome Cast platforms. MOOSE Media directs sales and marketing efforts for Pursuit Channel.
SHENTEL, Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (www.shentel.com) is a holding company that provides a broad range of telecommunications services through its operating subsidiaries. The Company is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "SHEN." The Company's operating subsidiaries provide local and long distance telephone, Internet and data services, cable television, wireless voice and data services, alarm monitoring, and telecommunications equipment, along with many other associated solutions in the mid-Atlantic United States.