Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–March 9, 2005–ESPN The Truck – ESPN’s interactive television sports museum on wheels – will be open to fans free-of-charge at Calle Ocho on Sunday, March 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Hosted by Advanced Cable Communications, ESPN The Truck will be parked at the corner of Southwest 8th Street and Southwest 8th Avenue.
Contained within a 53-foot trailer and adjacent tent, ESPN The Truck’s interactive exhibits give sports fans the opportunity to experience ESPN HD; take home their photo on the cover of ESPN The Magazine; play the latest motor sports video games; download ESPN interactive programs and much more. ESPN The Truck is wheel-chair accessible.
ESPN Deportes commentators will be onsite meeting fans and signing autographs from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET. ESPN Deportes talents to include Mario Kempes, Argentine soccer legend, along with veteran announcers Ernesto Jerez and Carlos Morales. In addition, Latin boxer David Estrada (18-1, 9 KO’s), who is facing three-time world champion “Sugar Shane” Mosley on April 23 as part of the first-ever ESPN Pay-Per-View match, will also be onsite signing autographs from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.
Eduardo Garcia of Advanced Cable Communications will be at the ESPN The Truck event to provide fans with the latest information on products and services. Advanced Cable Communications current Hispanic programming package is getting a makeover effective April 1, 2005: seven new channels that feature predominantly South American entertainment and information and a new name, Advanced en Espanol, servicing the Coral Springs and Weston areas. Advanced en Espanol will contain a total of 26 channels, including ESPN Deportes, TV Colombia, Canal Sur, 8 digital-quality, commercial-free Latin music channels and much more.
ESPN The Truck is sponsored nationally by Mazda and powered by SIRIUS Satellite Radio. ESPN The Truck travels with a rotary-powered Mazda RX-8, the award-winning MAZDA6 and a MAZDASPEED Protege featuring a SIRIUS Satellite Radio system, which broadcasts more than 120 channels of 100 percent commercial-free music, as well as news, sports and live play-by-play of the NFL and NHL.
About ESPN Deportes
ESPN Deportes is ESPN’s Spanish-language sports network serving Latino sports fans in the U.S. The network offers programming featuring Spanish-language coverage of a selection of premier sports events, including UEFA Champions League, NBA, Major League Baseball, Dominican Baseball League, NFL and winter league baseball from Mexico. ESPN Deportes affiliates serve many of the largest U.S. Hispanic markets including Los Angeles, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Dallas-Ft. Worth, San Antonio, Phoenix, Denver, and San Diego.
About Advanced Cable Communications
Advanced Cable is the local provider in Coral Springs and Weston of Digital Cable TV, HDTV, High-Speed Internet and VoIP Cable Phone services, with Digital Video Recorder and Video On Demand services coming soon. For more information or to order services, call 954-753-0100. Advanced Cable Communications continues to be your link to tomorrow…today, bringing customers the best value in entertainment and information through state of the art technology and local community support.
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