The Big Ten Network has announced that the pissing match between the groundbreaking network and Comcast are over.
We’re pleased to have reached an agreement with Comcast, ensuring fans enjoy BTN and the Big Ten on FS1. Thanks for your support – here’s to a great season! pic.twitter.com/yfc417wfh2— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) August 24, 2018
For months now, Fox, who owns the Big Ten Network, and Comcast have been feuding. It began when the cable provider decided to pull BTN from all states without a Big Ten institution inside their borders. Then, last month, the Big Ten began an informational campaign to inform its fans in Indiana, Illinois, and other Big Ten states that Comcast could drop the network altogether effective September 1.
Today’s news brings an end to panic by some Comcast customers that they’d miss their favorite team’s first football game and potentially many more. Unfortunately it seems that for those outside of Big Ten states, that’s still the case. Though the companies announced that in the future the network will be available to those in all areas through Comcast’s Sports and Entertainment packages.