SiriusXM Canada and CFL renew multi-year broadcast agreement
TORONTO – SiriusXM , the country’s leading audio entertainment company, today announced it has renewed a multi-year agreement with the Canadian Football League (CFL) to offer SiriusXM subscribers across North America live broadcasts of the 2014 and 2015 CFL seasons, including French language broadcasts of all Montréal Alouettes and Ottawa REDBLACKS games.
Beginning today, every regular and post-season game, including the 102nd Grey Cup championship game in Vancouver, B.C., will be available live to Sirius and XM satellite and online subscribers on Canada Talks (channel 167). Live French-language broadcasts of Montréal Alouettes and Ottawa REDBLACKS games can be heard on Influence Franco (XM 174) and Attitude Franco (Sirius 164).
“It is important to us to be able to offer our subscribers access to play-by-play of the CFL wherever they are,” said John Lewis, Senior Vice President, Programming, SiriusXM Canada. “The league is more exciting than ever with the addition of a new team, new stadiums and even more action from across the clubs and we’re proud to be a part of that.”
“We are thrilled to continue partnering with SiriusXM, now for a ninth year,”said Michael Copeland, President and Chief Operating Officer for the CFL. “Their subscriber base gives us the opportunity to serve our fans across North America and attract even more people to our game and our league.”
Those satellite radio subscribers who add SiriusXM Internet Radio access to their subscription can also listen on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online.
CFL play-by-play joins SiriusXM’s comprehensive coverage of every major sport, including NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, PGA, Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League and more.