MTS TV adds TSN HD

MTS TV’s
high definition television (“HDTV”) service got even better today
with the announcement that MTS Allstream Inc.

has added
a new player – TSN HD – to its roster today. Subscribers to HDTV now

can enjoy
TSN’s outstanding sports broadcast in stunning high definition

quality.

“TSN HD is a great addition to our
high definition line up on MTS TV,”

said
Kelvin Shepherd, President Consumer Markets, MTS Allstream. “Particularly at this
time of the year, when both NBA basketball and NHL hockey have moved

into the
playoffs, while major league baseball is just getting underway, this

is the
best time for TV sports fans to catch all of the best action in HDTV.”

TSN is

Canada’s Sports Leader in high
definition with more overall sports

coverage,
hockey coverage, Canadian and internationally-produced sports

events,
and total hours of HD sports action than any other broadcaster in

Canada

.

“Sports is the driving force behind
the rise in popularity of high

definition
television, and we will continue to invest the necessary resources

to ensure
we maintain our HD leadership role,” said Phil King, President, TSN.

“We
are thrilled to be part of the MTS TV HD lineup, and look forward to

delivering
a vast array of HD programming.”

TSN became the first Canadian broadcaster
to carry a daily news show in

high
definition when it launched Sports Centre in HD in September 2006. In

addition
to Sports Centre, TSN also offers a comprehensive lineup of HD

programming,
including NHL, NFL (Sunday and Monday Night Football included),

CFL
(including Friday Night Football), NBA (and the NBA Finals), Toronto Blue

Jays
Baseball, NASCAR, various PGA events (including the Masters, the

U.S.

Open and the PGA Championship), and the U.S.
Open tennis tournament.