-- TSN2 is in more homes than any national Canadian digital sports
TORONTO, Oct. 20 /CNW/ - TSN2 confirmed today that after just seven weeks
since its national debut, it is now available in an impressive 3.2 million
Canadian homes - more than any Canadian national digital sports channel.
Launched on August 29, TSN2 has secured distribution deals with a growing
number of television service providers across the country.
"This has been a remarkable launch for TSN2," said Phil King, President
of TSN. "We have heard overwhelmingly from sports fans across the country that
they want TSN2 in their homes and are thrilled to have more choice when it
comes to watching live sports."
TSN2's jam-packed line-up features 800+ hours of live major league sports
action annually, including 34 exclusive NHL games this season. Details on
TSN2's NBA schedule will be announced in the next few days.
TSN2's powerful live sports roster will also include curling,
international hockey, golf, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide
Series, IndyCar Series, Grand Slam Tennis, boxing, mixed martial arts and NCAA
football and basketball.
In addition to its impressive slate of exclusive live sports events, TSN2
also delivers better timeslots for Western-based viewers with time-shifted
showings of TSN programming. TSN2 operates pursuant to an authorization in the
TSN broadcast licence from the Canadian Radio-television and
TSN2 is available on the following television service providers:
Provider Channel No.
Access Communications 264, 547 HD
Aliant TV 99
Bell TV 403, 848 HD
Bluewater TV Cable 64
City West Cable & Telephone Corp 133
Coast Cable 295
Cogeco Cable (Ontario) 156, 729 HD
Cogeco Cable (Quebec) 156
Delta Cable 295
Ex-Cen Cablevision 64
Nexicom Communications 407
Novus Entertainment 236, 136 HD
Persona (Ontario) 500
Shaw Cable 147, 226 HD
Star Choice 401, 269 HD
Telus TV 109
Westman Communications Group 69
TSN2, a division of CTVglobemedia, brings Canadian sport fans a
jam-packed lineup of major league sports action, with exclusive live events,
encore telecasts of key sporting events and better timeslots for viewing in
Western Canada. TSN2's roster features an exciting lineup of sports and
events, including the NHL, NBA, Curling, International Hockey, Golf, NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, IndyCar Series, Grand Slam
Tennis, UEFA Champions League Soccer, Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, and NCAA
Football and Basketball. Also available in High Definition, sports fans can
access TSN2 through television service providers across the country. For more
information on TSN2 and a complete list of participating television providers,
visit TSN.ca. TSN2 operates pursuant to an authorization in the TSN broadcast
licence from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.
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