Insight Sports Ltd. announced today a carriage agreement with Shaw Digital TV for its all-fishing and all-soccer networks. Shaw Digital TV customers can watch WFN: World Fishing Network on channel 152 and GOLTV: Soccer 24/7 on channel 151.
“We know that hundreds of thousands of fishing and soccer enthusiasts throughout Western Canada are celebrating our launch on Shaw Digital TV,” says Mark Rubinstein, President, Insight Sports Networks. “Now, they’ll have access to the programming they love on both WFN and GOLTV 24 hours a day, seven days a week.” These channels will be available on an initial free preview basis ending May 31st, before being added to the Sports pack.
“Shaw is thrilled to add WFN and GOLTV to our digital cable line up,” said Peter Bissonnette, President of Shaw Communications Inc. “Shaw strives to provide channels our customers will appreciate and with the growing number of sports enthusiasts who subscribe to our digital television service, they will now have access to new and unique content.”
WFN is the nation’s first and only 24/7 television network devoted entirely to fishing. Fishing in Canada is popular in all regions of the country, across all age groups. Canadians spend 72 million days a year fishing, and Canadians who fish over the age of 15 outnumber those who golf and play hockey combined. (Source: Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association)
GOLTV is Canada’s only 24/7 soccer network, airing more than 1,500 games annually. Fans can watch the greatest leagues and the biggest stars from around the world with Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga and great South American league action. Players that highlight these leagues include; 2006 FIFA Player of the Year, Fabio Cannavaro, Ronaldinho (FIFA Player of the Year 2004, 2005) plus many more. To become a Shaw Digital customer and subscribe to GOLTV and WFN, call 1-888-472-2222 or visit SHAW.CA for details.