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Baker Botts Represents Mediacom in Negotiations to Carry ESPN’s New SEC Network



NEW YORK, August 15, 2014 -- On August 14, 2014, Mediacom Communications Corporation announced that it reached an agreement with ESPN for carriage of the SEC Network. This launch highlights a larger, long-term deal between Mediacom and The Walt Disney Company, the details of which will be announced in the coming days.

The SEC Network will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference in Mediacom markets beginning August 14, ahead of the first SEC 2014-15 college football season game, Texas A&M vs. South Carolina, on August 28 at 6 p.m. ET. Mediacom subscribers will also have authenticated access to additional live events scheduled for the SEC Network’s digital platforms – including WatchESPN and – with the ability to watch SEC Network live and on-demand content anytime, anywhere on their television, computer, tablet or mobile device.

Baker Botts represented Mediacom in the transaction.

Baker Botts Lawyers/Office Involved: Lee Charles (Partner, New York); Ariella Fuchs (Associate, New York)

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