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Anyone have any idea if anything will be happening with the Sportsnet companion channels (Sens, Flames, Oilers, Canucks) over the summer months? Are they just going to replay games, show other things, or show the test pattern 24/7?:confused:

I just thought of this because we received a new line-up card for a channel shuffle and launch in Timmins for April 20th (YES!) and will be adding Sportsnet Sens HD on ch705. Would there be any point adding it now? Then I wondered if it was just going to be wasting HD channel space for 5 months or so.
 

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As far as I know, the companion channels are always included when you subscribe to Sportsnet One, and that's the only way to get them. The companion channels will probably be just dead space over the summer, but SNet1 will have some baseball, tennis, soccer, etc.
 

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Then I wondered if it was just going to be wasting HD channel space for 5 months or so.
These channels are just remapped channels from a PPV HD channel being used to air the hockey game that needs to be braodcast. There is no current bandwidth space being used by them.
 

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Anyone have any idea if anything will be happening with the Sportsnet companion channels (Sens, Flames, Oilers, Canucks) over the summer months? Are they just going to replay games, show other things, or show the test pattern 24/7?:confused:

I just thought of this because we received a new line-up card for a channel shuffle and launch in Timmins for April 20th (YES!) and will be adding Sportsnet Sens HD on ch705. Would there be any point adding it now? Then I wondered if it was just going to be wasting HD channel space for 5 months or so.
EastLink changed the description of it, and both the SD and HD versions are black (as HD always was during season), so there is virtually no bandwidth being used on this system.
 
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