Vol-USM game on pay-per-view

The UT versus Southern Miss football game on Sept. 8 in Knoxville is being televised on a pay-per-view basis across the state of Tennessee. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. Eastern time (6 p.m. Central).

The announcing team for the game telecast will be Randy Smith (play-by-play) and former Vol and NFL quarterback Pat Ryan (color).

Cable systems across the state of Tennessee are scheduled to carry the telecast from the VideoSeat pay-per-view service. Fans may contact their local cable system to order the game and receive price information. The game also is expected to be made available to Tennessee Dish Network and DirecTV subscribers as well as C-band dish owners.

Channel numbers and more information about the pay-per-view telecast will be released closer to the game. Dish Network and DirecTV customers will order and purchase the contest on the day of the game. Home satellite dish owners with large C-band dishes located outside the service areas of the participating cable systems in the state of Tennessee may order the game by calling (800) 887-8277.

Rules and guidelines regarding pay-per-view telecasts:

* The telecast is available only in the state of Tennessee to participating cable systems and home satellite owners. Not all cable systems in the state of Tennessee may have the event available.

* Per Southeastern Conference rules, ESPN GamePlan has the option to offer the game to fans outside the states of Tennessee via the ESPN GamePlan package.


VideoSeat pay-per-view telecasts are a production of HOST Communications Inc., with the authorization of the University of Tennessee.

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