African-American owned Christian TV network gets deal with Cox Contour TV

DETROIT—The Impact Network, the only African American owned and operated Christian television network in the United States, is now available on Cox Contour TV, an internet TV app provided by the cable TV firm Cox Communications. The Impact Network features programming on urban ministries, faith based, and family lifestyle entertainment.

“We’re excited about the commitment Cox has shown to the African-American community by adding The Impact Network to their platform, as this is another example of  Cox’s dedication  to the African American Community and their commitment to inclusion and diversity,” said Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, founder and CEO of the of the Impact Network. “We know our programming empowers the community with its uplifting entertainment and with this launch on Cox, it offers additional career opportunities for minorities in the cable television industry.”

The Impact Network’s mission is to provide exceptional Christian and educational programming. It empowers the spiritual, physical, financial and emotional needs of the community and viewers. The network’s line-up includes television ministries by Jackson, Creflo Dollar. Juanita Bynum, and Bill Winston, among others. It also offers original programming like The National Action Network “Live” with the Rev. Al Sharpton, The Rainbow Push Coalition “Live” with Rev. Jesse Jackson, Impact The Vote with veteran news anchor Ed Gordon, “The Jewel Tankard Show,” legendary gospel icon Bobby Jones featuring some of today’s hottest gospel artists, Sports “Impact Live Boxing,” “Stars and Champion Reality Boxing Series” and even clean comedy specials—programming the entire family can watch and enjoy together.

The network was founded in 2010 and is available on DirecTV, AT&T U-verse, Comcast Xfinity, The Dish Network, Charter Spectrum Cable, Verizon Fios, Altice USA, Frontier and now Cox Communications. The Impact Network reaches over 93 million cable and satellite households in the United States, with international distribution in the Bahamas on Cable Bahamas.

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