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Saturday, June 17, 2006

US TV network to air game events

"US satellite TV company DirecTV has signed a deal with the Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) to broadcast a series of video game events.

Pro-players that qualify for the CPL's Winter tournament will be the first to have their battles broadcast to 15 million DirecTV subscribers.

CPL founder Angel Munoz said the deal would help establish e-sports as a serious pastime.

The news comes as another broadcaster prepares a dedicated gaming channel." (more) BBC NEWS | Technology | US TV network to air game events

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