- Access on superphones, smartphones and tablets gets Whitecaps FC fans closer to their favourite team than ever before
- Includes the 2012 MLS season kickoff as Montreal Impact meets Whitecaps FC tomorrow on Bell Pitch at BC Place
VANCOUVER, March 9, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell and Vancouver Whitecaps FC today announced that all 2012 Whitecaps FC matches will be offered live on Bell Mobile TV. Available on superphones, smartphones and tablets, Whitecaps FC on Bell Mobile TV means fans never need to miss a moment of action when at home or on the go.
"As Premier Founding Partner, Bell is proud to offer Vancouver Whitecaps FC fans access to their favourite team on our innovative and industry-leading Bell Mobile TV service," said Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility and Bell Residential Services, and Bell's Chief Brand Officer. "With every minute of every exciting match delivered live to our fans on the screens of their choice, Bell just made being a Whitecaps FC fan even better."
"We promised Whitecaps FC fans that we would provide a unique experience to let them share the passion of Major League Soccer," said Rachel Lewis, Chief Operating Officer, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. "Again, thanks to our partner Bell, we're continuing to deliver on that promise across multiple screens."
In addition to all Whitecaps FC MLS matches, fans can also access a wide range of other MLS soccer games and events on TSN. TSN and RDS are the official broadcasters of Major League Soccer in Canada with a national broadcast package that includes 36 games featuring Montreal Impact, Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
TSN Mobile TV also offers live coverage of 22 games featuring U.S.-based teams and exclusive Canadian coverage of the MLS CUP Playoffs, the MLS CUP 2012 and the MLS ALL-STAR GAME.
The 2012 MLS season kicks off tomorrow on TSN and RDS with the MLS debut of the Montreal Impact, who travel to Bell Pitch at BC Place for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC's season opener on Saturday, March 10 at 3 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. ET.
Delivering the best live sports, including NCAA March Madness basketball, major league hockey, football and soccer, plus more than 25 other live channels, Bell Mobile TV is available for an all-inclusive $5 for 5 hours of TV viewing.
For more information, please visit Bell.ca/MobileTV.
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and business with solutions to all their communications needs: Bell Mobility wireless, high-speed Bell Internet, Bell Satellite TV and Bell Fibe TV, Bell Home Phone local and long distance, and Bell Business Markets IP-broadband and information and communications technology (ICT) services. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV, Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels.
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