MTS TV adds TSN HD
high definition television (“HDTV”) service got even better today
with the announcement that MTS Allstream Inc.
a new player – TSN HD – to its roster today. Subscribers to HDTV now
TSN’s outstanding sports broadcast in stunning high definition
“TSN HD is a great addition to our
high definition line up on MTS TV,”
Kelvin Shepherd, President Consumer Markets, MTS Allstream. “Particularly at this
time of the year, when both NBA basketball and NHL hockey have moved
playoffs, while major league baseball is just getting underway, this
best time for TV sports fans to catch all of the best action in HDTV.”
Canada’s Sports Leader in high
definition with more overall sports
hockey coverage, Canadian and internationally-produced sports
and total hours of HD sports action than any other broadcaster in
“Sports is the driving force behind
the rise in popularity of high
television, and we will continue to invest the necessary resources
we maintain our HD leadership role,” said Phil King, President, TSN.
are thrilled to be part of the MTS TV HD lineup, and look forward to
a vast array of HD programming.”
TSN became the first Canadian broadcaster
to carry a daily news show in
definition when it launched Sports Centre in HD in September 2006. In
to Sports Centre, TSN also offers a comprehensive lineup of HD
including NHL, NFL (Sunday and Monday Night Football included),
(including Friday Night Football), NBA (and the NBA Finals), Toronto Blue
Baseball, NASCAR, various PGA events (including the Masters, the
Open and the PGA Championship), and the U.S.
Open tennis tournament.