CraveTV Extends Its Reach as Four More Distributors Sign On

– CraveTV now available to Hay Communications, Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV, Tuckersmith Communications, and Wightman Telecom customers –

– CraveTV now available via set-top box to Eastlink customers –

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TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Bell Media announced today that four additional television service providers are now carrying its premium television streaming service, CraveTV: Hay Communications, Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV, Tuckersmith Communications, and Wightman Telecom. These new distribution partners join a growing list of providers that also includes Bell Fibe TV, Bell Satellite TV, and Bell Aliant FibreOP TV, TELUS Optik TV, Eastlink, Northwestel, Nexicom, Access Communications, and Cable Cable.

As part of today's announcement, Bell Media also confirms that Eastlink customers can now access CraveTV through their set-top box, a new feature that launched on Monday. Eastlink previously provided the service through the CraveTV app and website only.

Established in 1911, Hay Communications Co-operative Limited is a full-service telecommunications provider serving residential and business customers in Zurich, Grand Bend, and Exeter, Ont. Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV is a television service provider serving communities throughout Huron and Perth County, Ont. Specializing in digital TV, cellular, landline, Internet and security services, Tuckersmith Communications Co-operative has been providing dependable communication services in Huron County, Ont. for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, family-owned Wightman Telecom is one of Canada's leading independent communications companies, providing Fibre to the Home, Internet, digital TV, phone, and mobility services to business and residential customers across Southwestern Ontario. As Canada's largest, family-owned and operated telecommunications company with operations in eight Canadian provinces and Bermuda, Eastlink provides residential, business, and public sector customers with industry leading video entertainment and communications services.

About CraveTV
All you can watch, for $4/month. Created for TV lovers and devoted exclusively to television, CraveTVTM is Canada's premium TV subscription on-demand video streaming service, providing the most robust lineup of superior television content in the country. From TV's most-acclaimed dramas and beloved comedies to documentaries, music, and factual programming, CraveTV features thousands of hours of premium non-kids TV programming, representing hundreds of unique titles. Designed to complement the traditional television ecosystem, and available to all TV providers, CraveTV is currently available to Eastlink, TELUS Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV, Bell Satellite TV, Bell Aliant FibreOP TV, Access Communications, Northwestel, Cable Cable, Nexicom, Hay Communications, Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV, Tuckersmith Communications, and Wightman Telecom subscribers, and is coming soon to other television service providers. Available through traditional set-top boxes, the service will also be available via mobile apps, the web, game consoles, and smart TVs. CraveTV is from Bell Media, Canada's premier multi-media company with more than a decade of leadership delivering Canada's most-watched and most-acclaimed television programming across the Pay, Specialty, and Network TV landscapes. For more on CraveTV, visit

About Bell Media
With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada's #1 television network; 35 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada's most-watched specialty channels in English and French; and four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and Super Écran. Bell Media is also Canada's largest radio broadcaster, with 106 licensed radio stations in 54 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns Astral Out-of-Home, one of Canada's most dynamic and innovative out-of-home advertising companies with a network of more than 9,500 advertising faces in Québec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites; delivers TV Everywhere with premium subscription on-demand streaming service CraveTV, as well as its innovative GO video streaming services including CTV GO, TMN GO, and TSN GO; holds an equity stake in digital startup Hubub; is partners in Cirque du Soleil Media, a joint venture with Cirque du Soleil; and owns Dome Productions Inc., a multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. For more on Bell Media, please visit



SOURCE Bell Media

For further information: Eleni Tenuta, CraveTV, or 416.384.3530

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