beIN Sports (Canada)

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beIN Sports
BeIN Sports Canada.png
beIN Sports Canada logo
Launched January 31, 2014
Owned by Ethnic Channels Group
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
BeIN Sports Australia
BeIN Sports Spain
Website beIN Sports Canada
Availability
Satellite
Bell TV Channel 1412 (HD)
Shaw Direct Ch. 618 (Advanced) (HD)
Ch. 118 (Classic) (HD)
Cable
Cogeco Channel 859 (HD)
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)
Zazeen Channel 77 (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. beIN Sports en Español launched in 2015.

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]

On December 19, 2014, it was announced that beIN Sports Canada had sub-licensed rights to the UEFA Champions League and Europa League in conjunction with Bell Media and TSN, beginning in 2015.[4] These events were previously broadcast by Sportsnet and Sportsnet World.

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]

See also[edit]

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