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SiriusXM Canada Provides Comprehensive Coverage of 2013 CFL Season
Thursday, June 27, 2013
SiriusXM Canada Provides Comprehensive Coverage of 2013 CFL Season08:00 EDT Thursday, June 27, 2013
Sirius and XM subscribers nationwide get every CFL game from around the league including playoffs and 101st Grey Cup
All Montréal Alouettes games will be available in French
TORONTO, June 27, 2013 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, and the Canadian Football League (CFL) today announced that SiriusXM Canada will provide comprehensive coverage of the 2013 CFL season, offering fans nationwide live broadcasts of every game.
Beginning June 27, every regular, post-season, and the 101st Grey Cup championship game will be available to Sirius and XM subscribers on Canada Talks (channel 167), SiriusXM Canada's new 24-hour current affairs and talk channel dedicated to all aspects of Canadian life - business, politics, entertainment, lifestyle, health and sports. In addition, all Montréal Alouettes games will be available in French on Influence Franco (XM 174) and Attitude Franco (Sirius 164).
"With live nationwide coverage of every game, SiriusXM subscribers can look forward to catching all the excitement of the 2013 CFL season," said Joe Thistle, Director, Sports and Talk Programming, SiriusXM Canada Inc. "As one of Canada's sports content leaders, we are proud to continue our eight-year partnership with the CFL."
"Our continued partnership with SiriusXM Canada gives CFL fans in the U.S. and Canada even more ways to enjoy every minute of every game from every team this season," said Michael Copeland, President and Chief Operating Officer for the CFL. "We are excited for the start of season on June 27 in the brand new Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, officially kicking off the road to the 101st Grey Cup in Regina."
SiriusXM Canada's complete CFL regular season schedule listing is available online at http://www.siriusxm.ca/sports-schedules/cfl.
About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada, with over 2.2 million subscribers, is the country's leading audio entertainment company and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music. SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized news and entertainment brands as well as every major sport including the NHL, NFL, MLB and CFL.
SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats, smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.siriusxm.ca and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.
SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
Join SiriusXM Canada on Facebook at facebook.com/siriusxmcanada, on Twitter at twitter.com/siriusxmcanada and on Youtube at youtube.com/siriusxmcanada.
About the Canadian Football League
This is today's CFL: star athletes playing a great game in modern venues. This is the inaugural season of Winnipeg's Investors Group Field. It's the home of Grey Cup 101 this November in Saskatchewan. It is where the Ottawa REDBLACKS will debut in 2014, just as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats take the field in their beautiful new stadium. This is our league: proudly Canadian and steeped in tradition, but built for the future.
SOURCE: SiriusXM Canada
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