One America News Network to be added to Hotwire Communications Lineup
San Diego, CA. February 2, 2016 – Herring Networks, Inc., announced today that One America News Network (“OAN”), a 24/7 source of credible national and international news will be added to Hotwire Communications channel line-up. The deal also includes continued carriage of AWE – A Wealth of Entertainment.
One America News Network, which will turn three later this year, will be broadly distributed in standard and high definition to customers who subscribe to Hotwire’s Digital Access package. The channel will be carried on channel 28 in SD and 480 in HD.
“We are extremely pleased to add Hotwire to our growing list of One America News Network carriage partners and excited that it will be distributed broadly in their Digital Access package,” stated Charles Herring, President of Herring Networks, Inc. “With more live news coverage than any other cable news outlet, One America News will be welcomed by all levels of news viewers in Hotwire’s subscriber base.”
“We are excited to add the One America News Network to our channel line-up. It has been one of the most highly requested networks by our customers and we’re happy they will now be able to enjoy the diverse, robust line-up they have to offer,” says Kristin Karp, Hotwire Communications President.
One America News Network offers 21 hours of live news coverage plus two one-hour political talk shows, namely The Daily Ledger and Tipping Point. While other emerging and established cable news networks offer multiple hours of live news coverage, only OAN can claim to consistently provide 21 hours of live coverage every weekday.
Recent third party viewership data, namely accumulated viewer hours, shows that OAN surpasses other news channels such as BBC World News, Fusion, Fox Business News, and Bloomberg TV as measured on a leading MVPD across 65 markets.
Since its July 4, 2013 debut, One America News Network has grown its distribution to 15 million households with carriage by AT&T U-Verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV, GCI Cable, Frontier Communications, CenturyLink PRISM TV, Consolidated Communications, Duncan Cable, Buckeye CableSystems, GVTC and numerous additional video providers. One America News Network operates production studios and news bureaus in California and Washington, DC. The network’s Washington DC news bureau, located at 101 Constitution Avenue, NW, is the closest commercial building to the U.S. Capitol.
About Herring Networks, Inc. Herring Networks, Inc., based in San Diego, CA and Washington, D.C., currently owns and operates two linear cable networks, namely One America News Network (“OAN”) and A Wealth of Entertainment (“AWE”).
About Hotwire Communications: The Hotwire ownership has been providing telecommunications services since 1985 and Hotwire has been providing fiber based telecommunications services since 2005. Through its Fision® Home, Work, Stay, U, and Encore brands it provides advanced, customized, fiber optic telecommunications services for residential, commercial, hospitality and campus environments. For more information please visit www.hotwirecommunications.com.
One America News Network (“OAN”), which launched on July 4, 2013, provides an independent source of credible national and international news around the clock. In addition to external newsgathering sources, the network operates news bureaus in Washington, D.C. and California. OAN is featured on over a hundred cable providers, including AT&T U-Verse, ch 208 and 1208 in HD, Verizon FiOS TV, ch 116 and 616 in HD, CenturyLink PRISM TV channel 208 and 1208 in HD. For more information, please visit www.oann.com.
A Wealth of Entertainment (“AWE”) features a wide range of lifestyle and entertainment programming from exotic travel and outrageous homes to live world championship boxing. AWE is featured on over a hundred cable providers, including AT&T U-Verse, ch 147 and 1147 in HD, Verizon FiOS TV, ch 169 and 669 in HD, CenturyLink PRISM TV channel 144 and 1144 in HD. For more information, please visit www.awetv.com.
For more information, contact:
Stephanie Gonzalez – Affiliate Relations
Herring Networks, Inc.