The Impact Network, the only African American owned and operated Christian television network in the United States, is now available on Altice USA’s Optimum TV. The network features programming on urban ministries and gospel lifestyle entertainment.

“We’re excited about the commitment Altice USA has shown to the African-American community by adding this network,” said Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, CEO and president, of the Impact Network. “We know our programming empowers the community with its uplifting entertainment and with additional opportunities for minorities in the television industry.”

“We are very pleased to introduce the Impact Network as we continue to find ways to meet the programming needs of our diverse customer base,” said Hakim Boubazine, Co-President and Chief Operating Officer, Altice USA. “We appreciate the collaboration with the Impact Network and look forward to working together to serve our mutual customers.”

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 line-up includes television ministries by Impact CEO & President Bishop Wayne T. Jackson 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, Dr. Beverly Jackson’s “Living Free,” “The Jewel Tankard Show,” legendary gospel icon Dr. Bobby Jones, “Impact Better Health/Diet Free Life” with Dr. Robert Ferguson, Gospel concerts featuring some of today hottest gospel artists, and even, clean Christian comedy specials, something the whole family can watch and enjoy together.

The Impact Network enriches viewers’ lives with Christian-themed and family-oriented health, fitness, financial, and gospel lifestyle entertainment. The Network strives to be the foremost innovative television network domestically and abroad with exclusive programming.