TSN, RDS and Sportsnet are no longer included in your TV package if you are a business customer with a liquor licence (outside Quebec). These channels are offered separately in two premium sports packages at an additional cost determined by your business’s seating capacity.
The sports programming gives you access to all of the must-see sporting events, giving your business an entertainment advantage. It’s also a powerful attractor for various businesses. Investing to continue to receive the sports packages is a good business decision for most establishments.
Select from the list of most frequently asked questions below to learn more about the changes affecting the Sports packages for bars, restaurants and other businesses that hold a liquor licence.
TSN, RDS and Sportsnet are longer included in your TV package if you are a business customer with a liquor licence (outside Quebec). These channels are offered separately in two Sports packages at an additional cost determined by your business’s seating capacity.
Business customers who do not have a liquor licence will continue to receive these channels as part of their current subscription package.
This change impacts Business TV customers in all Canadian provinces (outside of Quebec), in possession of liquor licence (e.g. bars, restaurants, hotels, social clubs).
The following channels will be available as two separate sports packages:
TSN 1, TSN 2, TSN 3, TSN 4, TSN 5, RDS 1, RDS 2
|Sportsnet Ontario, Sportsnet East, Sportsnet West, Sportsnet Pacific, Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet One|
Business customers who do not have a liquor licence will continue to enjoy these channels as part of their current subscription package.
For Business customers with a liquor licence, all TSN, RDS and Sportsnet channels will be removed from their base package and will be made available for purchase as Add-on channels.
Many TV service providers around the world have separate charges for sports channels to commercial establishments. The new rates are designed to more accurately reflect the commercial use of the sports channels and the value that these channels represent to commercial establishments. We believe that sports programming is a powerful attractor for bar and restaurant patrons, and that the investment to continue to receive these channels is a good business decision for most establishments.
This change applies to Business TV customers in all Canadian provinces (outside of Quebec), in possession of a liquor licence. To ensure the fair treatment of all customers, access to Sports channels will be restricted to paid subscribers.
Showing live sporting events, particularly for businesses with a liquor licence, helps to create atmosphere, drive customer traffic and increase revenue.
Get the edge over your competitors and keep your customers coming back by ensuring you’ve signed up for our Sports packages.
- If you are an existing customer with a liquor licence, please click here to order a Sports package. Please note you will need an electronic copy of your liquor licence to confirm your business’s seating capacity to complete your subscription.
- If you are a new Business TV customer who is interested in purchasing these channels or if you have any further questions, please call 1 844 294-3926.
If your business is in possession of a liquor licence, and located in any Canadian province (outside of Quebec), and you do not sign up to receive these sports packages, TSN, RDS and Sportsnet will be removed from your existing TV programming.
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If you have any additional questions on these changes,
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1 844 294-3926