GOD TV Tops 20 Million Homes in the USA
July 21, 2009
MEDIA ADVISORY, (christiansunite.com) -- More and more American families are switching on to GOD TV as they discover this unique mix of Christian programming in their channel line-up. In fact 20.7 million homes throughout the USA now have access to GOD TV via satellite and cable television with many more watching via the Internet.
Reaching this milestone follows increased satellite viewership on DIRECTV, where GOD TV first launched into the USA on October 1st, 2006. It also includes the network's recent launch on several cable outlets in various US cities. The largest of these is San Francisco where since July 2nd one million homes have been able to access GOD TV on Comcast Cable Communications channel 103. GOD TV has also just launched on Comcast in Fresno, California.
Since March this year GOD TV has been available on Cox Communications in Manchester, Connecticut; and Buckeye Cable in Toledo. Also, in April the network launched in three cities in Missouri, namely Springfield, Jefferson City and Columbia, where GOD TV can be seen on channel 89 of Mediacom Communications.
"The GOD TV family around the world celebrate with us in exceeding the 20 million homes threshold," said GOD TV co-founder and chief executive, Rory Alec. "This is an important milestone for us as we seek to make our programming more available to viewers from coast to coast and of course it also increases our global distribution as we seek to reach one billion viewers."
Founded in the UK in 1995 by Christian media pioneers, Rory & Wendy Alec, GOD TV's worldwide distribution has grown exponentially over the past 14 years and today almost half billion people have GOD TV in their home. GOD TV is also the only Christian broadcaster to transmit from Jerusalem, the birthplace of Christianity, where eight separate GOD TV feeds are beamed across the world from its global transmission center, including GOD TV USA.
GOD TV also reports a major increase of Internet viewers who are registering to watch online at www.god.tv/stream. Many of GOD TV's programs are also available for video on demand viewing at www.god.tv/god.
About GOD TV: GOD TV was founded in the UK in 1995 by Christian media pioneers Rory & Wendy Alec and in 13 short years has become a global phenomenon. Today the network beams a broad cross section of cutting-edge programs, including many life-changing LIVE broadcasts, into millions of homes worldwide. The only Christian broadcaster to transmit globally from Jerusalem, GOD TV's powerful signal is carried via multiple satellites providing free viewing to almost half a billion people 24-hours-a-day. In the USA, GOD TV can be viewed on DIRECTV channel 365 as well as on select cable channels. It can also be viewed online at www.god.tv/stream and via VOD at www.god.tv/god. The network has offices in Washington, DC and Orlando, Florida and Kansas City, Missouri. Other offices are situated in Europe, Africa and Asia. In addition to its vast media outreach, GOD TV also helps people in charitable ways by supporting feeding schemes, orphanages, water drilling projects and disaster relief funds.