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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Rogers wants to bring MLB Network to Canada

News for our Canuck friends:

Rogers Communications, which owns the Toronto Blue Jays and Sportsnet, wants to bring the MLB Network to Canada.

The cable giant is sponsoring the baseball channel’s application to the Canadian Radio-Television and Communications commission to be added to the list of non-Canadian television services authorized for distribution in this country.

The move is part of Rogers’ overall goal of increasing its offering of lucrative sports content across all platforms.

The application states that the MLB Network is “currently in discussions” with Rogers to “widely distribute” the channel in Canada.

Gamingboy Posted: June 21, 2012 at 02:33 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: business, canada, mlb_network, television

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   1. Random Transaction Generator Posted: June 21, 2012 at 03:41 PM (#4162922)
Yes, please!
   2. Deus Ex Posted: June 21, 2012 at 08:48 PM (#4163091)
Yes please + 1
   3. steagles Posted: June 21, 2012 at 08:50 PM (#4163093)
this news can only be considered great.
   4. Jorge Luis Bourjos (Walewander) Posted: June 21, 2012 at 08:55 PM (#4163095)

They must have heard I was cancelling cable this fall. Big power move by Rogers here.
   5.     Hey Gurl Posted: June 21, 2012 at 09:13 PM (#4163120)
Whatever. Until I can watch the Jays on MLB.tv I don't give a ####.

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