USA Network is a US-based entertainment pay-TV channel. The English-language channel was originally launched in 1977, and it is owned by NBCUniversal.
It was one of the first US sports cable TV channels when it was originally launched as Madison Square Garden Sports Network. However, it was relaunched in its current format in 1980, and since then, only a limited portion of its programming has focused on sports.
The channel’s headquarters are based in the Comcast Building in New York.
The channel is available nationwide via satellite, cable and IPTV providers on the following channel numbers:
- AT&T U-verse: Channel 124 (SD), Channel 1124 (HD)
- Cox Communication: 1028 (HD)
- CenturyLink Prism: Channel 124 (SD), Channel 1124 (HD)
- Charter: Channel 760 (HD)
- Comcast XFINITY TV: Channel 823 (HD)
- Dish Network: Channel 105 (HD)
- DirecTV: Channel 242 (HD)
- Verizon FiOS: Channel 50 (SD), Channel 550 (HD)
USA Network’s app is available on various digital platforms such as iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Xbox One S, Amazon Fire TV and more.
The streaming of USA networks is also available via the authenticated streaming services of the providers that offer the network.
USA Network has broadcasted major sporting events such as Summer and Winter Olympics, US Open (Tennis), PGA Tours (Golf), Ryder Cup, NHL, MLB, NBA, NASCAR and more.
When it comes to soccer, the network has been responsible for broadcasting English Premier League games in the past.