Halifax, Nova Scotia - Eastlink is pleased to announce the launch of the much-anticipated Sportsnet ONE to our already exciting sports content line up.
"Eastlink customers are very passionate about their sports", says Deborah Shaffner, President and COO of Eastlink, "With Sportsnet ONE, they will be able to view even more NHL, MLB, and NBA games."
Available to our customers in markets across Canada in both SD and in HD, Sportsnet ONE will be initially offered to all digital customers as a free preview.
Sportsnet ONE is a 24-hour national sports digital channel that features hundreds of hours of compelling, live-event programming.
More about Eastlink's sports programming:
From major leagues sports, to watching local games right here at home, Eastlink offers the passionate sports fan diverse content across the board including football, hockey and baseball on all the major Canadian and American Networks, more sports coverage on specialty channels like Big Ten Network, ESPN Classics, Fox Sports World, Golf Channel, GolTV, Nascar, NBA League Pass, NFL Network, NFL Sunday Ticket, NHL Centre Ice, NHL Network, MLB Extra Innings, OHL Action Pack, Outdoor Life, Raptors NBA TV, RDS, Rogers Sportsnet, Rogers Sportsnet ONE, Setanta Sports Canada, The Speed Channel, The Score, TSN, US College Football & Basketball and pay-per-view events like wrestling, boxing, ultimate fighting and more. The vast majority of this programming is available in Eastlink HD with amazing 1080 picture quality and Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound.
Eastlink TV brings viewers the best possible local coverage of amateur sports including coverage of University sports and Major Junior Hockey.
For more information and for Sportsnet ONE channel listings, customers can check their interactive programming guide (I-Guide) or visit www.Eastlink.ca and click on "What's New At Eastlink"
Eastlink has more than 1,500 employees providing a range of communications, entertainment, television and advertising services to residential, business and public sector customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia.
Eastlink has the distinction of being the first cable company in Canada to enter the telephone market, and the first communications and entertainment company in North America to combine cable, Internet and telephone service in a communications and entertainment bundle. Eastlink is one of the fastest Internet providers in North America.
At Eastlink, creativity, ingenuity and innovation are the driving forces behind our great products and services. Eastlink has been recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for the past four years, and its parent company, the Bragg Group, was named Canada's Family Enterprise of the Year for 2009. For more information on Eastlink, please visit www.eastlink.ca.
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