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OTA Broadcasting to Carry Olympusat's Untamed Sports Channel in SeattleUntamed Sports Expands Distribution to 11th U.S. Market (July 17, 2012)
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/17/12 -- Olympusat, Inc., the country's market leader in the development and distribution of independent Hispanic, Specialty, and Faith & Family television networks, announced today that they have signed a licensing agreement with OTA Broadcasting (SEA) to carry Olympusat's Untamed Sports channel on OTA's Seattle Station, KFFV, 44.4, which is also carried on the Seattle area Comcast systems on Comcast channel 90. Currently available in 11 U.S. markets, Untamed Sports celebrates outdoor sports on water, snow, in the field or on the racetrack, and is focused on accessible and inspiring outdoor pursuits.
"Untamed Sports was tailor made for the Seattle/Tacoma DMA, the 12th largest DMA in the U.S.," said Tom Mohler, President & CEO of Olympusat, Inc. "Surrounded by water and several of Washington's highest mountain peaks, the Seattle area is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. We are very pleased to partner with OTA, a market leading broadcasting company, to bring this exciting sports channel to this region."
Untamed Sports is a distinctive network designed to provide a portal for individuals who are devoted to outdoor sports and activities. Untamed Sports offers five core programming categories including adventure sports, field sports, outdoor lifestyle, power sports, and outdoor recreation. Millions of adults count themselves as non-elite outdoor athletes and Untamed Sports provides them with the portal to new experiences, the ability to learn new techniques, and with meaningful interaction with the greater outdoor sports community.
"We are delighted to have Untamed Sports in our line-up," said Carol LaFever, VP -- Operations, OTA Broadcasting. "We believe that their content will be very appealing to our audience, which includes some of the most passionate outdoor enthusiasts in the country. Seattle is also home to a number of legendary sports and outdoor companies."
About Olympusat Inc.
Olympusat, Inc. owns, operates and distributes independent linear and non-linear programming networks to the Cable, Satellite, and Telco industries, in addition to multi-platform offerings including mobile, IPTV and broadband networks. The company represents Hispanic, Specialty and Faith & Family networks such as Cine Mexicano, ¡Sorpresa!, Gran Cine, FUNimation Channel, Untamed Sports and Parables. Olympusat is the leading distributor of Hispanic networks in the United States and is the Spanish-language leader in HD linear programming in the United States. Olympusat, Inc. also owns two strategic business units: Olympusat Digital Production, which provides HD optical scanning and restoration services and Olympusat Telecom, which enables broadband solutions and content rich media platforms for entertainment clients. For more information please visit www.olympusat.com.
About OTA Broadcasting LLC
Based in Fairfax, Virginia, OTA Broadcasting was formed in early 2011 to own and operate independent television stations in large markets throughout the United States. Presently OTA owns KTLN-TV in San Francisco, CA; KFFV in Seattle, WA; KVOS-TV in Bellingham, WA and WEBR-CD in New York, NY. Additional information is available at www.otabroadcasting.com or 703-865-4442.
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