Canadian Football League

Saturday, June 24, 2006

Now you can catch every Canadian Football League game live on the internet

The Canadian Football League (CFL), in partnership with TSN, CBC and Internet Netcasting Systems Inc. (INSINC), announced today the official launch of live game webcasts on CFL Broadband. This new service will provide fans with another media platform, in addition to TSN and CBC broadcasts, to watch live CFL games. The webcasts will stream the broadcast feed from TSN or CBC which guarantees the highest quality online presentation for viewers. All regular season games, the Scotiabank Championships and the Grey Cup will be webcast.The webcasts kick-off tomorrow night with Wendy’s CFL on TSN Friday Night Football featuring the Toronto Argonauts at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (June 23 at 8 p.m. ET). Live webcasts may be viewed from the CFL Broadband landing page at / , and via links on and network websites, and The regular season games will be offered on a Pay Per View basis at a cost of $9.95 per live view and $6.95 per archived view. Post-season and Grey Cup PPV rates will be available later this season.“Live and archived webcasts of CFL games provide our fans with another way to stay connected to their favourite CFL team when they can’t watch the game on TSN or CBC. Our Broadband initiative is another key element in our fan-first philosophy of providing the maximum quality and broadest range of digital content on-demand”, said Chris McCracken, the CFL’s Vice President, Broadcasting & Media Assets.“INSINC is delighted to be participating in the CFL’s Broadband initiative,” states INSINC President, Hugh Dobbie. “With the proliferation of broadband connections to homes around the world, more and more people are turning to the Internet to get the content they want – when they want it. In combining the professional broadcast quality of TSN and CBC productions with broadband Internet, the CFL is leading the way in giving their fans access to games via a variety of viewing platforms.”


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