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MASN to Launch on Citizens Telephone Cooperative
February 1, 2021

Nationals & Orioles Baseball and Hokies Basketball Coming to Thousands of Households in SW Virginia

(Washington D.C.) -- MASN and Citizens have reached a carriage agreement that will bring Nationals and Orioles baseball to thousands of households in Southwest Virginia for a launch February 1st.  The 24/7 regional sports network is the home of Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles baseball and televises every available game live and in HD – more than 300 MLB events each year – as well as the exclusive pre- and post-game shows, Nats Xtra and O’s Xtra.

“MASN has been a top requested network for some time from our subscribers,” said Lori Saltus, EVP of Customer Relations and Marketing at Citizens.  “We are happy to answer the request of our customers by adding MASN and MASN2.”

In addition to its live Major League Baseball programming, MASN also carries over 175 NCAA football and basketball games, including Virginia Tech Hokies, nationally ranked teams and regional favorites.

Upcoming Hokies Games on MASN include:

Wed, 2/3/21

7:00 pm

Virginia Tech @ Pittsburgh (Men's)

Thu, 2/4/21

7:00 pm

Virginia Tech @ Pittsburgh (Women's)

Sat, 2/6/21

12:00 pm

Virginia Tech @ Miami (Men's)

Sun, 2/21/21

12:00 pm

Syracuse @ Virginia Tech (Women's)

Tue, 2/23/21

7:00 pm

Georgia Tech @ Virginia Tech (Men's)

Sat, 3/6/21

2:00 pm

Virginia Tech @ NC State (Men's)

“MASN is thrilled to partner with Citizens to bring Nats and O’s baseball and Hokies basketball to thousands of households throughout southwestern Virginia,” said Todd Webster, a spokesman for the network.

MASN and MASN 2 will be carried on channels 168 and 169 on Citizens’ Signature and Crest packages.

To make MASN’s programming even easier for fans to receive, MASN will launch an app to stream the network on their smartphone, tablet, or home computer.

MASN features the ACC sports package, featuring every team in the conference including football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey and volleyball as well as the first two rounds and quarterfinals of the ACC women’s basketball tournament and four rounds of the ACC baseball tournament.

For more information, visit www.citizens.coop or call 540-745-2111.  Citizens is a member-owned Cooperative providing Internet, TV, and telephone.  The Cooperative has served Floyd County, Ft. Chiswell, and portions of New Castle and surrounding communities in rural Virginia for over 100 years.  Citizens offers global business solutions with symmetrical business Ethernet, Security & Automation Systems, Citizens Medical Alert, and more.