All SiriusXM subscribers to get CFL games from across the league
including playoffs and Grey Cup
TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today
announced it has renewed a multi-year agreement with the Canadian
Football League (CFL) to offer SiriusXM subscribers across North
America live broadcasts of the 2014 and 2015 CFL seasons, including
French language broadcasts of all Montréal Alouettes and Ottawa
Beginning today, every regular and post-season games, including the 102nd Grey Cup championship game in Vancouver, B.C., will be available live
to Sirius and XM satellite and online subscribers on Canada Talks
(channel 167). Live French-language broadcasts of Montréal Alouettes
and Ottawa Redblacks games can be heard on Influence Franco (XM 174)
and Attitude Franco (Sirius 164).
"It is important to us to be able to offer our subscribers access to
play-by-play of the CFL wherever they are," said John Lewis, Senior
Vice President, Programming, SiriusXM Canada. "The league is more
exciting than ever with the addition of a new team, new stadiums and
even more action from across the clubs and we're proud to be a part of
"We are thrilled to continue partnering with SiriusXM, now for a ninth
year," said Michael Copeland, President and Chief Operating Officer for
the CFL. "Their subscriber base gives us the opportunity to serve our
fans across North America and attract even more people to our game and
Those satellite radio subscribers who add SiriusXM Internet Radio access to their subscription can also listen on the SiriusXM Internet
Radio App and online.
CFL play-by-play joins SiriusXM's comprehensive coverage of every major
sport, including NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, PGA, Barclays Premier League, UEFA
Champions League and more.
SiriusXM Canada's complete CFL regular season schedule listing is
available online at http://www.siriusxm.ca/sports-schedules/cfl.
About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada, with
approximately 2.4 million subscribers, is the country's leading audio
entertainment company and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free
music. SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most
recognized news, entertainment and major sports brands including the
NHL, NFL, NBA, NASCAR, CNN, CBC, FOX, BBC, Howard Stern, Oprah, Disney,
Comedy Central and more.
SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including
pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats,
smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for
homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.siriusxm.ca and on Apple and Android-powered mobile devices.
SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its
radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations
nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit
our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
Join SiriusXM Canada on Facebook at facebook.com/siriusxmcanada, on Twitter at twitter.com/siriusxmcanada and on Youtube at youtube.com/siriusxmcanada.
About the Canadian Football League
This is today's CFL: star athletes playing a great game in modern
venues. It's the home of the 102nd Grey Cup this November in Vancouver.
It is where the Ottawa REDBLACKS will debut in 2014, playing in the
modern TD Place, just as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats move into beautiful,
new Tim Hortons Field. This is our league: proudly Canadian and steeped
in tradition, but built for the future.
SOURCE: Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc.
For further information:
Mike Calnek, Director, Publicity, Promotion and Sponsorship
Canadian Football League
Canadian Football League