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mtn network bites the dust on 05/31/12


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#1 OFFLINE   TravelFan1

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 06:37 AM

I received an e-mail from Directv last night saying that, effective May 31st, the Mtn. Network will cease operations. See link below for more detailed information:

http://ebm.cheetahma...-en-channeldrop

Edited by TravelFan1, 02 May 2012 - 06:52 AM.
Added link to Directv site with more information.

Rip: Comcast: July 2005 - April 2009 & Dish Network: April 2009-July 2011
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#2 OFFLINE   adkinsjm

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:15 AM

It was a lousy network.

#3 OFFLINE   zimm7778

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:37 AM

Never seen it.

#4 OFFLINE   NewForceFiveFan

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 12:15 PM

Never head of it.

#5 OFFLINE   sum_random_dork

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 04:38 PM

The Mtn. had annoucned last month they planned to "close up shop." They sadly lost their "leaders" when BYU, Utah, Boise, TCU all decided to leave the MWC over the last few years. The Mtn hopes to move a fair amount of their games to CBS Sports Net and NBC Sports net, I would imagine most of the football games will be picked up along with men's basketball. The losers here are the Olympic sports that won't have the exposure the Mtn. gave them in the past. It was classifed as an RSN in the markets that had MWC teams and was also included in sports pack as well.

#6 OFFLINE   studechip

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 04:46 PM

So does this open up another slot for a CONUS hd channel?

#7 OFFLINE   Racer88

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 05:35 PM

:joy: now if about 50 more would follow them....

#8 OFFLINE   tonyd79

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 05:48 PM

So does this open up another slot for a CONUS hd channel?


No. It was game only HD.
LR: HR34-700, H24-200, Fios DVR, BD350 Blu Ray, Roku Netflix Player, Chromecast, Sony 65w850 TV
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Posted 04 May 2012 - 04:34 PM

Hopefully DirecTV picks up the Pac 12 Network in August in time for the first week of games. Otherwise I'll have to go to the sports bar over 50 miles away just to watch the games.

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:47 PM

I never watched it so I won't miss it, but I'm sorry for all the trouble the Mountain West Conference is having now. All these teams jumping Conferences is just crazy--I can't even keep up with all the changes :(




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