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Old 2012-01-01, 03:49 PM   #1
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Default Sasktel Max TV New Channels Discussion

New Channels always generate a lot of discussion so this thread is for discussing new channels

You're welcome to speculate and discuss new channels coming to Sasktel but PLEASE unless it's been confirmed by an official press release, be clear about what is speculation and what is fact.

A post saying "a CSR said it was coming" is NOT official, however, it does put it in the "highly" likely category.

If its posted on the CRTC site that its been approved by the CRTC but Sasktel has not said anything, I would consider that in the "not very likely at this time" category.

Replaces Sasktel Max TV 2011 New Channels Discussion.
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Old 2012-03-18, 01:51 PM   #2
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ABC Spark is reporting that it will be on Sasktel channel 139.
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Old 2012-03-23, 04:18 PM   #3
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from FX Canada's Facebook page:

FX CANADA LAUNCHES IN SASKETCHEWAN ON SASKTEL, BEGINNING TODAY. Free 2 month preview!

Sasktel: channel 83 in SD & channel 383 in HD

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Old 2012-04-08, 05:43 PM   #4
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Coming this spring: (Basic Max)
311 - YTV HD
312 - Much HD
315 - CBC News Network HD
317 - The Weather Network HD


Coming this spring: (Theme Packs)
461 - WFN HD (Action Theme Pack)
351 - Discovery Channel HD (Knowledge Theme Pack)
139 - ABC Spark (Variety Theme Pack)

Family on Demand will move to 129 when ABC Spark is added (May 1st according to ABCspark.ca)

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Source: Sasktel.com
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Old 2012-05-01, 09:32 AM   #5
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The new HD channels are up now as of this morning.

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Old 2012-06-29, 05:46 PM   #6
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SaskTel's Facebook page has confirmed its keeping HDNet through its re-branding as AXS TV on Monday, and will also be putting it on free preview during July.
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Old 2012-11-15, 07:10 PM   #7
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SaskTel's added two new channels this week:

Arte TV: 267 SD/567 HD
Cartoon Network: 98 SD/398 HD
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Old 2013-06-01, 11:02 PM   #8
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344 - W Movies HD
373 - Bravo HD
374 - Comedy Network HD
376 - E! HD
393 - Animal Planet HD
400 - W Network HD
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Old 2014-08-25, 03:22 PM   #9
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Along with TSN1-5 (which they botched up a bit, more later), we got a large pile of new channels today too, including Series+ and Teletoon (French), CMT HD, MTV HD, CTV News Channel HD, Treehouse HD, and Fight Network HD.

Now, as of now, they kinda messed up the launch of the new TSN channels. While all five channels are available in SD (with TSN3 replacing TSN on 110), only 1, 2 (in its old position of 415), and 5 are in HD. Someone forgot to hit the switch on 3 and 4...
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I saw a note that Fantasy Sports Network will be replacing Big Ten Network for Sasktel Max subscribers. I hope this isn't a sign of other TV providers dropping this channel. I would be really pissed if this channel got dropped from my system.
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Old 2014-08-25, 07:49 PM   #11
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Big Ten Network is completely gone as of this update. I knew something was missing, but yeah, you totally picked a good time to drop a college sports channel (specifically, just three days before the start of football season)
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Old 2014-10-02, 09:35 PM   #12
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FXX on channels 88 and 388 in the Entertainment Plus theme pack.

Super Channel 3 and 4 on channels 510 and 513 available in the Super Channel theme pack.

Unis on channel 275 in Basic maxTV
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Old 2014-10-20, 08:51 PM   #13
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SaskTel now supports TSN Go

It uses MySaskTel accounts for authentication, though I'm surprised they didn't use the MaxTV On the Go accounts...

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I suspect it's more because of who owns TSN to be honest
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