RDS2 launches on Vidéotron Cable

RDS2, a secondary feed of the Canadian French language specialty channel RDS, is available starting today on the Vidéotron cable system in both standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD).

Vidéotron is the first Quebec cable operator to carry the channel which launched in the first week of October. Previously the station had only been available on Bell Fibe, Bell Satellite, Shaw Direct.

Bell secures Canadian broadcast rights to FIFA World Cup thru 2022

Bell Media and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) have announced a deal which gives Bell exclusive Canadian broadcast rights to 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar and FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015.

The agreement means FIFA World Cup coverage in Canada will air in English on CTV, TSN and in French on RDS. Bell also secured mobile and internet streaming rights for Canada.

RDS2 coming in October

Bell Media has announced that RDS2, a secondary feed of the Canadian French language specialty channel RDS will launch in Canada on Friday Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. ET.

The station will broadcast 24/7 in both high definition and standard definition on Bell Fibe TV, Bell Satellite TV and Shaw Direct.

Bell Mobility offers up NHL Playoff Hockey

Bell today announced an exclusive agreement to deliver RDS and TSN Stanley Cup Playoffs game broadcasts to Bell Mobility smartphones and mobile phones.