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Comcast, Big Ten Network reach agreement to provide better access to channel for Maryland subscribers
Comcast, Big Ten Network reach agreement to provide better access to channel for Maryland subscribers

Many Maryland fans will have easier access to the Big Ten Network under an agreement reached with Comcast, the network said Wednesday. Under the deal -- finalized before Maryland enters the Big Ten conference next Tuesday -- Comcast cable subscribers in the principal markets for Maryland and Rutgers will be able to access the network without subscribing to a separate sports tier.   The network is already available to most local Maryland fans, who often pay a fee added to their cable operators’ bills for extra sports programming. A new distribution arrangement has also been made with the cable giant for fans located near Rutgers. Rutgers also joins the conference next week....

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