SPEED2™ Now Available to DIRECTV & Verizon FiOS TV Customers

  SPEED2™ Now Available to DIRECTV & Verizon FiOS TV Customers

       Distribution Tops 35 Million as Provider List Continues to Grow

  World Rally Championship Series and MotoGP Qualifying Latest Additions to
                             Broadband Offerings

Business Wire

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- May 08, 2012

SPEED2, the authenticated broadband network complementing the SPEED linear
network, is now available to DIRECTV and Verizon FiOS TV customers. The move
expands overall distribution to more than 35 million customers through
multiple service providers. Differentiating itself from other broadband
offerings, SPEED2 does not require a subscription to any specific Internet

Created to deliver an expanded variety of racing, featuring popular
international events that enhance the dynamic programming SPEEDalready
delivers, SPEED2 -- launched in the summer of 2010 -- now is available through
DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS TV, DISH Network, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and
Bright House Networks.

“Our partnership with DIRECTV and Verizon FiOS TV allows SPEED2 to reach
another important milestone on its drive to deliver more world-class racing to
motor sports fans,” said Mike Biard, Executive Vice President, Distribution,
Fox Networks. “As online video and television continue to converge, this
ground-breaking broadband network enhances the value of traditional video
packages that already include SPEED.”

SPEED2 delivers original content not seen on the linear network. Currently
featuring race coverage from more than 30 different international motor sports
series, including a full schedule of first-run racing in May, SPEED2 offers
live or same-day coverage of the World Rally Championship Series, MotoGP
qualifying, AMA Pro Supersport, the Blancpain Endurance Series, the
Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, German Touring Car (DTM), FIA GT1 World
Championship, FIA GT3 European Championship and the GP3 Series, as well as
popular motor sports magazine shows Motorsport Mundial and Inside Grand Prix.

In addition to motor sports content, SPEED2 also carries an extensive
automotive and motorcycle enthusiast programming library from SPEED’s 15 years
on the air, including the popular series American Muscle Car, Behind the
Headlights, Back in the Day and Victory by Design.

Racing series currently available live or on-demand on SPEED2 (subject to

  *AMA Pro Supersport
  *AMA Pro XR 1200                      *FIM Supermoto World Championship
  *Australasian Safari                  *FIM Trial World Championship
  *Australian V8 UTE’s                  *FIM X-Trial World Championship
  *Auto GP                              *Formula 3 Euroseries
  *Bike Road Racing Series              *F3 Open
  *Blancpain Endurance Series           *GP2 Series
  *British Motocross Championship       *GP3 Series
  *British Rally Championship           *GT Open
  *British Touring Car Championship     *Intercontinental Rally Championship
  *Continental Tire Sports Car          *Superstars Series
    Challenge                            *Superstars GT Sprint Series
  *Dubai 24 Hours                       *Maserati Trofeo
  *DTM                                  *Mille Miglia
  *European Touring Car Championship    *Monster Energy Supercross Special
  *European Truck Racing Championship   *MotoGP qualifying
  *Ferrari Challenge                    *Nissan GT Academy
  *FIA Formula 2 Championship           *Nürburgring 24 Hours
  *FIA GT1 World Championship           *Porsche Cup Australia
  *FIA GT3 European Championship        *Porsche Super Cup
  *FIA World Touring Car Championship   *Silk Way Rally
  *FIM Endurance World Championship     *VW Scirocco Cup
  *FIM e-Power Int’l Championship       *World Rally Championship Series
  *FIM Motocross World Championship     *World Touring Car (WTCC)
  *FIM Sidecar World Championship

About SPEED™

SPEED, anchored by its popular and wide-ranging coverage of NASCAR, is the
nation’s first and only cable television network dedicated to automotive and
motorcycle racing, performance and lifestyle. Now available in nearly 84
million homes in North America, SPEED, a member of the FOX Sports Media Group,
is among the industry leaders in interactive TV, video on demand, mobile
initiatives and broadband services, including SPEED2, a groundbreaking new
broadband network featuring live, streaming and on-demand events complementing
offerings of the linear network. For more information, please visit SPEED.com,
the online motor sports authority.

About FOX Sports Media Group

FOX Sports Media Group (FSMG) is the umbrella entity representing News
Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets under
Chairman & CEO David Hill. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100
million viewers in a single weekend, FSMG includes ownership and interests in
linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband
platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing
partnerships. FSMG includes FOX Sports, the sports television arm of the FOX
Broadcasting Company; Fox’s 20 regional sports networks, their affiliated
regional web sites and FSN national programming; SPEED and SPEED2; FOX Soccer,
FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Soccer 2Go ; FUEL TV; FOX Deportes and FOX College
Sports. In addition, FSMG also includes FOX Sports Interactive Media, which
includes FOXSports.com on MSN, whatifsports.com Scout.com and Yardbarker.com.
Also included in the Group are Fox’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big
Ten Network, BTN 2Go and STATS, LLC, as well as licensing agreements that
establish the FOX Sports Radio Network and FOX Sports Skybox restaurants.


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