Verizon FiOS will soon formally announce a deal to carry the one-week-old SEC Network this season according to Sports Business Daily.

Verizon’s deal pushes SEC Network’s nationwide availability to nearly 100 million subscribers across 10 providers. The channel will be included on the expanded basic tier within SEC territory and include access to WatchESPN according to SBD.

Updated SEC Network provider list (*subscriber reach, million)

  • Comcast (*22.6)
  • DIRECTV (*20.3)
  • Dish (*14.1)
  • Time Warner Cable (*11.4)
  • AT&T U-Verse (*5.7)
  • Verizon FiOS (*5.3)
  • Charter (*4.4)
  • COX (*4.3)
  • BrightHouse Networks (*2.2)
  • Sudden Link (*1.3)

The clock’s ticking for Cable Vision and MediaCom who have a combined 4.1 million subscribers.

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