[Rogers Wireless] Sportsnet ($24.99/month) Goes Direct to Consumers to Target Cord-Cutters
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Launches April 1st
With a subscription to Sportsnet NOW, customers will receive:
-- Live streaming of Sportsnet Ontario, East, Pacific, West, ONE, and 360 – online, on tablets, and through mobile devices
-- Content includes:
· NHL*, MLB, NBA, junior hockey, soccer, tennis, Grand Slam of Curling, IndyCar, CIS, Tour de France, and much more
· Original programming such as Tim & Sid, Sportsnet Central, Hockey Central, Gotta See It, Misplays, Plays of the Month, and Sportsnet Presents
-- Live streaming for $24.99 (plus applicable taxes) on a month-to-month basis
-- 7-day trial period for new subscribers
-- Included for existing cable, IPTV, and satellite customers
Subscriptions, Downloads, and Devices:
-- Sports fans can subscribe directly to Sportsnet NOW via Sportsnet.ca/NOW, then stream on a PC or laptop from a web browser at now.sportsnet.ca
-- The Sportsnet app will be available via the iTunes App Store (iOS) or Google Play Store (Android) and compatible with Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, as well as Android mobile and tablet devices. Apple TV and other additional platforms to be announced in the near future for direct-to-consumer purchase.
The video platform for Sportsnet NOW is provided by NeuLion Inc.
*Regional restrictions apply. Content availability subject to change. Visit Sportsnet.ca/NOW for full details.