Halifax, Nova Scotia - Eastlink announced today the launch of Salt + Light Television, Canada's Catholic Network. Salt + Light is available on Eastlink Digital Cable channel 356. To celebrate the launch, Eastlink subscribers will have the opportunity to sample and enjoy programming during a three-month FREE preview of Salt + Light until September 21st.
Mark Richardson, Eastlink's Residential Market Manager, says, "Eastlink is continually expanding its channel offering to give customers great choice and more programming options." He added, "We are pleased that Salt + Light will broadcast Catholic programming specifically for Maritime viewers."
Salt + Light offers an inspiring, insightful and educational programming line-up by bringing Catholic television to a whole new level. From their flagship daily current affairs show Catholic Focus and Fr. Rosica's high-profile interview series Witness, to youth programming such as In Your Faith¸ Salt + Light Television has quality Catholic programming for the entire family, including programming specific to the East coast that you can discover on their website, www.saltandlighttv.org.
"We are thrilled that we are working with Eastlink to bring Canadian Catholic Television to Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Sackville, New Brunswick," says Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., CEO of Salt + Light Television. "The people of Eastern Canada deserve Salt + Light Television and we are truly happy that Eastlink has responded to this demand."
Archbishop Terrance Prendergast is also excited to see Canadian Catholic TV come to Eastlink. "I am very pleased Salt + Light Television will be available throughout most of Nova Scotia on Eastlink. I hope that this Catholic contribution to faith-filled programming will find the wide and receptive audience it deserves."
For more information on pricing and the availability of the Salt + Light Channel, visit Eastlink.ca
Operating from its headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Eastlink is the Maritimes’ largest privately owned and operated telecommunications and entertainment company. Eastlink is one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies with more than 750 employees who 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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