Bell offers sports fans more High Definition action with The Score HD
Nov 28, 2007
Raptors, NBA, and BPL also now available in HD to Bell customers
TORONTO, Ontario, Nov. 28 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Canada and The Score
Television Network today announced the addition of The Score HD for all
Expressvu HDTV subscribers, available as a free preview for the next several
months on channel 845.
"High Definition continues to grow in popularity, especially with sports
fans across Canada," said Kevin Crull, President, Bell residential services.
"With more than 60 HD channels, Bell continues to offer more HD programming
than any other digital TV provider in Canada, delivering an unmatched
portfolio of new and exciting entertainment."
The Score HD now broadcasts its entire Toronto Raptors schedule in High
Definition. In addition, The Score broadcasts Barclays Premier League soccer
game of the week on Sundays and a majority of its NBA line-up in native HD.
The Score continues to invest in a new HD studio and infrastructure that will
bring more HD content to the channel.
"We are pleased that more of our hardcore sports fans are going to be
able to view some of the best live event sports programming in all of its HD
glory on ExpressVu digital TV from Bell," said David Errington, SVP and
General Manager, The Score Television Network.
Bell is the only TV provider in Canada offering the Full HD experience
with superior HD picture quality, the most HD channels and the best HD
receiver. In addition to delivering the most HD channels, Bell is also
offering the industry leading 9242 HD PVR.
The 9242 HD PVR receiver is capable of recording up to 30 hours of HD
content and 200 hours of standard definition (SD) programming, the most of any
HD provider in Canada. With a 9242 receiver from Bell, you'll never miss a
moment of the action on The Score HD as you can pause live TV, fast forward
and fast reverse at four speeds, skip forward or back, plus view in slow
For the latest information on HD programming and HD receivers, please
About Score Media Inc.
Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) is a media company committed to creating
consumer value through creative solutions, technology, and innovation in
response to sports fans' growing desire for increased participation in their
consumption of sports content. Score Media's main asset is The Score
Television Network, a national specialty television service providing sports,
news, information, highlights and live event programming, available across
Canada in more than 6.2 million homes. Score Media also operates Hardcore
Sports Radio, a satellite radio network available across North America on
SIRIUS Satellite Radio, and other interactive assets including theScore.com,
ScoreMobile, and Score Poker.
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers with
solutions to all their communications needs, including telephone services,
wireless communications, high-speed Internet, digital television and voice
over IP. Bell also offers integrated information and communications technology
(ICT) services to businesses and governments, and is the Virtual Chief
Information Officer (VCIO) to small and medium businesses (SMBs). Bell is
proud to be a Premier National Partner and the exclusive Communications
Partner to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Bell is
wholly owned by BCE Inc. For information on Bell's products and services,
please visit www.bell.ca. For corporate information on BCE, please visit
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