ESPN and DISH have reached an agreement for nationwide carriage of the SEC Network when it launches Aug. 14.
DISH is the SEC Network’s first nationwide television provider.
The channel will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference in DISH’s America’s Top 120+ and higher packages across the country. DISH subscribers will also have access to additional live events scheduled for the SEC Network’s digital platform.
The SEC Network will air more than 1,000 live events in its first year, including at least 45 exclusive SEC football games, more than 100 men’s basketball games, 60 women’s basketball games, 75 baseball games, 50 softball games and events across all of the SEC’s 21-sports.
The first football game on the SEC Network will be USC against Texas A&M on Aug. 28.