EastLink adds more Sports to Digital line-up with TSN2

    HALIFAX, Sept. 2 /CNW/ - EastLink has added TSN2, a new 24-hour sports
channel to its digital cable line-up. The channel launched with coverage of
the U.S. Open tennis tournament this past weekend.
    "We want to provide our customers with the best TV experience," said Ian
Lezama, Director of Marketing at EastLink. "EastLink sports fan customers will
find TSN2 exciting and offering more sports like hockey, football and auto
    TSN2 is a premium service covering a total of 800+ hours of live sports
coverage annually, with an average of one exclusive live event/game per day.
TSN2 will also feature encore telecasts of live TSN programming which aired
live earlier in the day on TSN.
    "By taking the TSN alternate feed to a full-time service in TSN2, we are
better positioned to serve sports fans by being able to consistently provide
live coverage of two events taking place concurrently," said Phil King,
President, TSN. "TSN2 is a must-have for sports fans."
    TSN2 will feature exclusive live sports games and events, including the
NHL, CFL, NBA, Curling, International Hockey, Golf, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series,
NASCAR Nationwide Series, IndyCar Series, Grand Slam Tennis, Champions League
Soccer, Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, and NCAA Football and Basketball.
    For more information on availability of EastLink Digital Cable or other
products and services, visit www.eastlink.ca

    About EastLink

    Operating from its headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, EastLink is the
fifth largest cable company in Canada and was the first to offer customers
local telephone service over a state-of-the-art digital network. EastLink is
one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies with more than 900 employees who
provide a range of communications, entertainment & advertising services to
residential, business and public sector customers across the Atlantic
Provinces. For more information on EastLink products and services, please
visit www.eastlink.ca.

For further information:

For further information: Paula Sibley, Communications Specialist,
EastLink, (902) 446-1939, Fax: (902) 453-2118, paula.sibley@corp.eastlink.ca

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