DIRECTV, Longhorn Network Hook Up Viewers

DIRECTV, Longhorn Network Hook Up Viewers with Texas Sports Coverage

DIRECTV viewers can now enjoy a channel that celebrates all things UT, especially Longhorns athletics.

Longhorn Network Available on DIRECTVAmerica’s #1 satellite TV service added the Longhorn Network (LHN) to its lineup on Jan. 21. LHN airs on channel 677 and is available to DIRECTV customers in Texas with the CHOICE™ package or above. Customers outside Texas will need to add DIRECTV SPORTS PACK to their base packages to receive the Longhorn Network.

Every year, the Longhorn Network televises more than 175 events from all 20 varsity sports at the University of Texas. The channel also offers programming focusing on academics, campus culture and other topics related to the university and the Austin community.

LHN sports programming includes shows such as:

  • Texas GameDay
  • Texas All Access
  • Texas Football Overdrive
  • Longhorn Extra

Launched in 2011, the Longhorn Network is jointly owned by the university, ESPN and IMG College.

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