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01-21-2013, 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Caeldan View Post
That is correct.
The purpose of GCL is to view OUT of market games. So for example an option for Ottawa fans living in SW Ontario.

And back on the RDS note -- by my count that's 5 of the 33 SNET-E games we lose, including tonight I think this is the first year that RDS has been considered a national broadcast too for GCL purposes?
It's even more absurd given that markets like BC, AB and SK are not bilingual. I could understand in Winnipeg where a sizable amount of the population speaks French and likely has access to RDS but neither SaskTel nor Shaw have RDS on a basic or even sports package here.

I believe you're right in that it's the first year RDS falls under national. I didn't have GCL last year but I did borrow a friend's for one game and had no issue on an RDS-broadcasted game.

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