beIN Sports (Canada)

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beIN Sports
BeIN Sports Canada.png
beIN Sports Canada logo
Launched January 31, 2014
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan "The International Sports Network"
Country Canada
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario
Sister channel(s) beIN Sports
beIN Sports Arabia
Website beIN Sports Canada
Availability
Satellite
Bell TV Channel 1412 (HD)
Cable
EastLink Channel 425 (HD)
Rogers Cable Channel 391 (SD) / (HD)
Vidéotron Channel 680 (HD)
IPTV
Bell Fibe TV Channel 1412 (HD)
MTS Channel 527 (SD)
Channel 1527 (HD)
Optik TV Channel 983 (HD)

beIN Sports is a Canadian exempt English language Category B specialty channel that airs international sports content. beIN Sports primarily airs top level soccer, featuring exclusive coverage of La Liga, Ligue 1, Serie A and The Football League along with content from other leagues in Europe. In addition, it airs matches from such sports as Rugby, Auto racing, Handball, Motorcycle racing, Tennis and Volleyball.

History[edit]

On December 18, 2013, Ethnic Channels Group announced that it had entered into a strategic and exclusive partnership with beIN Sports and Al Jazeera Media Network to launch the service in Canada.[1] The agreement involves the launch of two channels, an English language service and a Spanish language service. As of March 2014, beIN Sports en Español has yet to launch.

On January 31, 2014, beIN Sports Canada officially launched in Canada on MTS. On March 6, 2014, beIN Sport HD became available on Rogers Cable on channel 391 [2] and on Bell Satellite & Fibe on channel 1412. [3]

Programming[edit]

beIN Sports Canada features live and recorded events from the following leagues and competitions:

Soccer[edit]

Auto racing[edit]

Motorcycle racing[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Tennis[edit]

  • ATP World Tour Uncovered
  • WTA All Access

Volleyball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

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