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Don't Drop UniversalSports

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UniversalSports indicates that Verizon FIOS may soon drop their programming from its standard line-up.  I hope this does not happen since UniversalSports provides unique programming, like World Cup Skiing, that is simply not available through any other outlet.

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agreed ... it would be a shame to lose Universal Sports.  

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Look around its a change by Universal Sports

 

"Universal Sports is transitioning from an over-the-air multicast channel to what it calls a "multi-platform, high definition service" on pay television, starting in Jan. 2012"

 

As such its not clear who will be carrying them.  So far they only list "DirecTv".

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universal sports network please in NYC!!!!

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It was carried as a OTA subchannel of NBC.

 

They, the owners of Universal Sports, have decided not to offer that way so it is soon be gone OTA, and for those cable/satellite providers who provided it as a local channel.

 

Universal Sports is now being offered only as a premium Cable channel. For now only Directv has picked it up. 

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thenbc sports universal channel

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hi like know is the nbc sports univeral channel be take off on january 1 got notices

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VS becomes NBC Sports Channel 1-1-12

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Charlie, that's another story, not what the OP meant.

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plz dont drop the universal sports channel for the olympics

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Programming for the 2012 London Olympics will be available on a myriad of channels broadcast 24/7 including NBC, USA, CNBC, MSNBC, Mun2, SyFy and the newly renamed NBC Sports (formerly VERSUS) as well as online at NBC.com and other live streaming portals.

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