ExpressVu digital TV to launch Super Channel in Canada
Oct 16, 2007
New premium service offers Bell subscribers two new HD channels
TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Canada will extend its
industry-leading line-up of digital TV content with the November 2 launch of
Super Channel, Canada's new premium television service, available only to
subscribers of ExpressVu digital TV from Bell.
"Bell is once again delivering a first to its customers, offering six
exciting new digital TV channels from Super Channel, including two in High
Definition," said Kevin Crull, President, Bell Residential Services. "The
addition of Super Channel furthers our commitment to deliver the most HD
Channels and the best possible digital entertainment experience in Canada."
Super Channel will showcase an exciting selection of edgy, award-winning
and critically acclaimed programs - movies, documentaries, series, extreme
sports and music from around the world. In addition to premiering a new movie
every night, Super Channel will bring to Canadian viewers more than 20 series,
such as Passions, The Closer and Side Order of Life. Super Channel will also
air the Emmy® Award winning miniseries Broken Trail on November 5 and 6.
"We are excited to be launching Super Channel first on ExpressVu digital
TV from Bell," said Malcolm Knox, Super Channel President and COO. "It is an
exceptional provider, reaching Canadians across the country - a perfect match
for our national service."
The six new channels offer something for everyone, including Bollywood
Saturday Night, thought-provoking documentaries, extreme sports, sci-fi that
will make your head spin, and premium programming shot and produced in Canada.
ExpressVu customers can learn more about Super Channel and its programs
on channel 329, which also includes a preview of the hit daytime drama
Passions. Bell HD subscribers will also have access to a sneak preview of
Super Channel's HD programming on channels 843 and 844 during a special
promotional period from November 2 to 22.
For more information on Super Channel, please visit bell.ca/superchannel.
About Super Channel
Super Channel is Canada's only national pay television network,
consisting of two new HD channels, four new SD channels, and an SVOD platform,
giving viewers what they want, when they want. Super Channel's vision is to
reinvent Pay TV in Canada by offering a broad range of movies and series never
seen before on Canadian television. Super Channel is owned by Allarco
Entertainment, an Edmonton-based media company.
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
For further information: For Bell media inquiries, please contact: Jeff Meerman, Bell, Media Relations, (403) 410-4221, 1-877-410-4221, firstname.lastname@example.org; For Super Channel media inquiries, please contact: Sylvie Powell, MédiaLane Communications Inc., (613) 290-1497, email@example.com