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Rogers Responds to Anti-Competitive Allegations by OneSoccer

Rogers has responded to allegations of anti-competitive behaviour that were laid against the telecommunications giant in a complaint filed with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) by soccer-centric sports streaming service OneSoccer (via The Globe and Mail). Back in August, OneSoccer accused Rogers of anti-competitive practices after the company refused to carry the streamer's over-the-top...

Cree-Language NHL Broadcasts Return to Sportsnet in January 2022

Sportsnet and APTN are returning to Canadian screens with Cree-language NHL coverage on January 15, 2022, featuring all seven Canadian NHL teams in a six-game national broadcast series.   The return builds on the historic debut of Rogers Hometown Hockey in Cree in 2019. From January 15 to April 23, the series will see APTN leverage Sportsnet’s...

Sportsnet Launches ‘SN NOW Free’, Price Drops Standard Package to $14.99

Back in August, Sportsnet announced it would be “redefining sports streaming” with its SN Now service, and on Friday the company unveiled the new changes, including offering a new SN Now Free tier, plus dropping the price of these SN Now standard package. “Sportsnet continues to innovate with SN NOW, offering audiences greater choice and...

Sportsnet iOS App Gets Apple CarPlay Support for Fan 590 and More

Rogers-owned Sportsnet has updated the latter’s iOS app to now include support for Apple CarPlay. The update released on Monday means “you can listen to SN 590, 650 and 960 stations, and clips from our radio shows using CarPlay!”, said Sportsnet in its update. https://twitter.com/ShawnyRHarvey/status/1412420280203501572 The update also includes unnamed minor fixes and improvements. For...

Watch the Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Parade Live Stream on Sportsnet, TSN

Following the historic Toronto Raptors win in the 2019 NBA Finals, the team’s championship parade is set to take place on Monday, June 17, 2019. Sportsnet has announced how you can watch the Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Parade, set to air live coverage on Sportsnet, Citytv, OMNI Television, and Rogers Radio, starting at 7am PDT/10am...

Sportsnet Debuts 7-Day Pass for SN NOW+ Streaming Service at $9.99

Rogers Media has announced Sportnet’s SN NOW+ streaming service for live sports now offers a 7-day pass. Sportsnet says the new 7-day pass, available for $9.99, is “perfect for sports fans looking to sample the over-the-top streaming platform or for those looking to get a quick fix of marquee events like the Stanley Cup Playoffs...

Sportsnet Ice Surfing Weekly Twitter Show Renews for 2018-19 NHL Season

Back in March, Rogers and Twitter launched a pilot for a weekly show called ‘Ice Surfing’, showing real-time NHL highlights and commentary. After a successful pilot episode in March, both companies have announced today Ice Surfing will be back for the entire 2018-19 regular NHL season. “Producing a show that brings fans the best plays...

Rogers’ Sportsnet for iOS Gets Rich Push Notifications, Touch ID and More

If you’re a subscriber of Rogers’ Sportsnet, their iOS app has been updated to now support push notifications, plus Touch ID for signing into your SN NOW account. Rich Notifications debuted in iOS 10, allowing users to see media attachments and live content within notifications, without jumping to apps first. So for Sportsnet, this means...

Rogers to Launch Sportsnet 650 All-Sports Radio in Vancouver This Fall

Rogers Media says it will launch an all-sports radio station in Vancouver this fall, called Sportsnet 650, after the acquisition of AM station CISL from Newcap Inc., still subject to CRTC approval for rebranding the format to all-sports. The move comes as Rogers outbid Bell Media’s TSN 1040 to win exclusive rights to Vancouver Canucks...