TV schedule - Updated; TSN To Get Broadcast Rights
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09-18-2011, 02:10 PM
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Join Date: May 2011
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Apparently MTS has issued a press release on this. Here's a link to the MTS allstream page with the announcement.
MTS TV customers score with TSN Jets
Customers who subscribe to the season by October 31 will have chance to see a Jets game from the MTS private suite
WINNIPEG, MB, September 18, 2011 – MTS today announced that TSN Jets will be available to its MTS TV customers. The new channel will provide coverage of Winnipeg Jets 2011-12 home and away games.
"We know that TSN Jets is important to many of our customers and as the local, full-service telecommunications provider and an official partner of the Winnipeg Jets, we are pleased to offer TSN Jets to Manitobans," said Kelvin Shepherd, President of MTS. "We always strive to provide our customers with the best choice in programming."
TSN Jets will be available to all MTS TV customers on
free preview until October 31, 2011
. Starting Monday, October 3, 2011, MTS TV customers will be able to sign up for the telecasts that will continue after the free preview ends. These telecasts will be available for the
remainder of the season for $9.95 per month
. Between October 3 and October 31, 2011, customers who commit to purchase the entire season of games will have a chance to see a Jets game from the MTS private suite.
TSN Jets will be available in
standard definition on channel 168
and for MTS Ultimate TV customers available in
high definition on channel 480
Winnipeg Jets games not carried on TSN Jets will be broadcast nationally on either TSN or CBC, both of which are part of the MTS TV basic TV package.
For more information about TSN Jets on MTS TV, please visit
MTS is an official partner of the Winnipeg Jets and we are proud to announce that we will be carrying the new TSN Jets channel for our customers on MTS Ultimate TV and Classic TV. The new TSN Jets channel will offer 60 Winnipeg Jets home and away games.
TSN Jets will be available on channel 168 on both Classic TV and Ultimate TV. MTS Ultimate TV customers will also have access to TSN Jets in HD on channel 480.
We will be offering a free preview to start the season so MTS TV customers do not yet have to take any action to get TSN Jets. The free preview will end on October 31, 2011.
On October 3, customers will be able to sign up for TSN Jets to ensure they continue to have the channel after the free preview ends. Information on how to subscribe to TSN Jets will be provided in the coming days.
The channel will be available at a rate of $9.95 per month at the conclusion of the free preview period.
Customers, who commit to a full season subscription to TSN Jets between October 3 and October 31, will have a chance to see a Jets game from the MTS private suite. A full season subscription is $9.95 per month for 5 months starting November 1, for a total of $49.75.
More information about this contest and how to order TSN Jets will be available soon.
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