Halifax, Nova Scotia - Eastlink announced the addition of 6 new channels to its digital line-up in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Sackville, New Brunswick. Five of the channels make up Eastlink's new Action Theme pack and are also available individually. Action Theme pack channels include: The Military Channel, The Fight Network, World Fishing Network (WFN, GolTV and Wild TV). Eastlink also launched The NFL Network, which is provided at no additional charge to all digital cable customers.
"Eastlink prides itself on delivering the best television viewing experience to our customers throughout the Maritimes," said Dan McKeen, Eastlink's co-CEO. "And by adding these new channels we are offering our customers even more choice."
Eastlink Digital Cable customers will be able to sample the Action Theme pack channels free until September 20, 2006.
The NFL Network (ch. 105)
NFL Network is a melting pot of gridiron greats from the NFL's past, present and future that will fill the voracious appetites of millions of football fans across the country.The Military Channel (ch. 114)
Tells real stories of adventure, heroism and the powerful turning points in history. Explores the latest technology, strategy, history and personal stories of the military, 24 hours a day.The Fight Network (ch. 115)
From Japanese Pro Wrestling & no-holds-barred fighting in Brazil, to main stream events like PRIDE Fighting Championship™ and Showtime Boxing™, The Fight Network has all ring corners covered. World Fishing Network (WFN) (ch. 116)
North America's only 24/7 fishing network features a wide array of sports, tournament, instructional, destination and fishing lifestyle programming.
GolTV (ch. 117)
GolTV is Canada's only 24-hour sports network dedicated exclusively to soccer and delivers over 1500 games a year.Wild TV (ch. 118)
Wild TV is dedicated to the great outdoors and focuses mainly on hunting and fishing with a uniquely Canadian perspective.
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's employees provide a range of communications, entertainment & advertising services to business and residential customers across the Maritimes. For more information on Eastlink and its products and services, visit www.eastlink.ca
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