Rogers expands its Anyplace TV mobile lineup with more live premium sports and prime-time TV
CTV and TSN added to Rogers Anyplace TV for smartphones
TORONTO, July 19, 2013 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications announced today that customers will have access to even more live sports and popular series on Rogers Anyplace TV for smartphones. The Rogers Anyplace TV smartphone app now live streams TSN and TSN2 and will offer CTV and CTV Two live and on demand programing this Fall.
“With NextBox 2.0 and Rogers Anyplace TV, our customers have come to expect the best cross-platform entertainment experience. We’ve worked diligently to build an extensive lineup of sports, news and entertainment, available across devices, that we know our customers will love,” said David Purdy, senior vice-president, content, Rogers Communications. “Rogers Anyplace TV subscribers and usage continues to grow, and customers now have access to more live sports and popular series, available right at their fingertips anywhere they are.”
In addition to Sportsnet content, including this season’s live streaming of Blue Jays and Rogers Cup action, customers will have access to popular programs and events such as NHL hockey, CFL football, MLS soccer, NCAA football, all of golf’s Majors, and Grand Slam tennis. Additional programming will be added this fall including The Big Bang Theory and The X Factor.
Rogers Anyplace TV is a multiplatform TV and movie destination that is part of the NextBox 2.0 entertainment experience, offering live and On Demand streaming on customers’ computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox 360 gaming systems and LG Smart TVs. The Rogers Anyplace TV mobile app streams live and on demand sports, TV shows, and movies on customers’ smartphones for $5 per month for 10 hours of viewing. The app is available for download at iTunes App store, Google Play, Windows Store, and BlackBerry App World.
About Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada’s largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television, high speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit rogers.com.
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