Amtelecom, an EastLink company Celebrates Launch of DUSK with Month-long Freeview Beginning 09.09.09



    Aylmer, ON, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - Viewers will be on the edge of their seats
during the free preview of DUSK(*) on Amtelecom Digital Cable, September 9 to
October 9. To celebrate the launch of DUSK (formerly SCREAM), Amtelecom
Digital Cable customers will be able to enjoy a month-long, spine-tingling
freeview of this specialty channel focusing on the supernatural, thriller and
suspense genres.
    "We're excited to be part of the launch of DUSK, which is sure to keep
viewers on the edge of their seats with its array of eerie and suspenseful
programming," said Owen Barnhill, Vice President, Marketing, EastLink. "In
addition to introducing our customers to new channels, free previews allow us
to showcase the many great channels and specialty programming available
through Amtelecom Digital Cable."
    During this freeview, DUSK will feature nine network premieres over nine
nights all beginning at 9 pm EST. Get caught up in the thrills and suspense of
Silence of the Lambs, Murder by Numbers, The Black Dahlia, Angel Eyes and Kiss
the Girls. Plus, following the freeview, on October 18, DUSK viewers can catch
the premiere of season four of the hit show Supernatural as it follows the
thrilling and terrifying journey of the Winchester Brothers.
    DUSK is available as an individual channel or as part of the More Movies
Theme Pak, which also includes the Independent Film Channel, Showcase Diva,
Showcase Action, Drive-in Classics, Documentary and Mystery. Amtelecom Digital
Cable customers can access DUSK on channel 180. This freeview is available to
Amtelecom customers with Digital Cable.
    Customers can subscribe to Amtelecom Digital Cable by calling toll free
1-800-440-7472. For more information on Amtelecom programs and services,
including Amtelecom Digital Cable, customers can visit amtelecom.ca.

    About EastLink

    More than 1,600 employees operating under the EastLink, Persona,
Amtelecom, Bluewater, Delta Cable and Coast Cable brands provide a wide range
of communications, entertainment, television and advertising services to
residential, business and public sector customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario,
Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. EastLink has the distinction
of having been the first cable company in Canada to enter the telephone
market, and the first cable company in Canada to combine Cable, Internet and
Telephone in a communications and entertainment bundle. At EastLink,
creativity, ingenuity and innovation are the driving forces behind our great
products and services. EastLink has been recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best
Managed Companies for the past three years, and its parent company, the Bragg
Group, was named Canada's Family Enterprise of the Year for 2009.

    (*)Dusk is a trademark of Corus Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.




For further information:

For further information: Jill Laing, Communications EastLink, (902)
446-1939, jill.laing@corp.eastlink.ca


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