BendBroadband is proud to provide full coverage of English Premier League (EPL) Soccer from Aug. 17 to May 11, 2014, on the networks of NBC Universal. EPL is the United Kingdom’s top soccer league and the most watched in the world, with a global fan base of 1.5 billion — 70 percent of the world’s soccer fans. The EPL comprises 20 teams, including Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool. EPL teams play 380 games over the 10-month season. That’s 10 matches a week!
Global soccer stars:
- Wayne Rooney (ENG), Sergio Agüero (ARG), Robin van Persie (NED), Fernando Torres (SPA), Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez (MEX), Samir Nasri (FRA), Luis Suárez (URG), David Luiz (BRA), Yaya Toure (CIV), Shinji Kagawa (JPN)
- High-profile Americans: Clint Dempsey (TOT), Tim Howard (EVE), Brad Friedel (TOT)
NBC Sports Network, BendBroadband Channel 27 and 627 HD (Preferred Package):
154 games and 600-plus hours of additional Premier League original programming to cover the season, including Premier League Countdown, Preview, Review, Goal Zone, Cut Downs and Match of the Day.
NBC Sports on NBC Broadcast BendBroadband Channel 5 and 605 (all packages): 20 games
Telemundo (broadcast in Spanish) on BendBroadband Channel 14: 10 games
CNBC on BendBroadband Channel 54 and 654 HD (Family, Essentials and Preferred): 9 games
USA on BendBroadband Channel 15 and 615 (Essentials, Preferred): 6 games
All primary coverage and all overflow coverage (an additional 180 games) will be streamed live on NBC Sports online with bendbroadband2go. Preferred Package subscribers can sign in with their BendBroadband email addresses and passwords.