Chicago Fire have agreed a local broadcast deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC), reports, www.sportspromedia.com/.
The agreement sees TWC SportsChannel become the ‚ÄėWisconsin television home‚Äô of the Fire until the end of the 2014 season.
TWC will show the team‚Äôs four remaining MLS games this season, excluding fixtures with national broadcasts, as well as all regionally telecast games next season.
‚ÄúThe ability to reach new audiences via our broadcast platform is essential for growing awareness of the Fire,‚ÄĚ said Chicago Fire‚Äôs chief operating officer Atul Khosla.
‚ÄúThe partnership with Time Warner Cable Sports, in addition to our youth expansion into Wisconsin is an important next step in growing the Fire base in and around Chicagoland.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúPartnering with the Chicago Fire to bring games to soccer fans in Wisconsin on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel is such an incredible opportunity,‚ÄĚ added Mark Strachota, the general manager of Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
‚ÄúWe understand how deeply MLS fans care about their favourite teams and are thrilled to play a new part in growing the league.‚ÄĚ
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