World Fishing Network, Armstrong Hook Up On New Launches

Armstrong is Bringing the Passion and Adventure That the Only Television Network Solely Dedicated to Fishing and the Outdoor Lifestyle Can Deliver to Its Five-State Service Area

World Fishing Network Now Available to Armstrong Subscribers in Youngstown, Ohio; Availability Coming to Other Service Areas as Part of a Progressive Rollout Throughout 2014

World Fishing Network, the leading entertainment destination and digital resource for anglers throughout North America, has announced that Armstrong has recently launched World Fishing Network in standard and high-definition starting in Youngstown, Ohio.

World Fishing Network will soon be available to Armstrong customers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Maryland as part of a progressive rollout coinciding with the company’s Digital transition project.

"As the only network solely dedicated to anglers and the angling lifestyle, we welcome our new relationship with Armstrong and their loyal subscribers. With over 30 exclusive series and fishing programs hosted by some of the most recognized personalities, World Fishing Network is a daily destination for both the casual and hardcore angler,” said Sean Luxton, Senior Vice President of Digital & Content Distribution.

World Fishing Network will be available to Armstrong customers as part of the Extra Pack and can be found in HD on channel 237 and in SD on channel 492. Existing Armstrong Extra Pack and HD customers will automatically receive World Fishing Network upon its launch in their respective communities. Other customers interested in learning more about the dedicated fishing and outdoor lifestyle programming that World Fishing Network provides and how they can access it can find out more at or by calling 877.277.5711.

“We’re delighted to bring the exciting programming offered by World Fishing Network to our customers, many of whom are ardent fishing and outdoor enthusiasts. We’re sure World Fishing Network will be a welcome addition to our channel lineup throughout our footprint,” said Dave Wittmann, Armstrong’s Vice President of Marketing.

About World Fishing Network

World Fishing Network is North America’s only television network, online and mobile platform dedicated exclusively to fishing and outdoor enthusiasts with programming that covers instruction, tips, tournaments, travel, food, boating, outdoor lifestyle and more. World Fishing Network's programming lineup includes a selection of the best international series and the most diverse species coverage of any TV channel. Featuring popular programs hosted by some of the top anglers from North America and across the globe, World Fishing Network offers a variety of exclusive lifestyle shows that appeal to a broad and diverse audience. Anchored by one of the top fishing websites,, the network’s multimedia platforms also include mobile portals for iPhone, iPad and Android, enabling anglers to stay connected wherever they go. World Fishing Network and World Fishing Network HD are available to more than 63 million cable, satellite and telecommunications households throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.

About Armstrong

Armstrong provides television, high-speed internet and telephone service to customers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Maryland, and is America’s 14th largest (MSO) cable television provider.*

*Kagan Media, 2104

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