Bell Canada today announced the addition
of more High Definition (HD) sports programming offering consumers the most HD
content currently available in Canada. Bell ExpressVu consumers now have
access to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball and
football programming in HD and ExpressVu is the only digital television
service provider in Canada to offer Warren Miller’s latest extreme skiing
adventure “Higher Ground” in HD.

“ExpressVu is a leader in high definition programming in Canada. In
addition to Warren Miller’s special feature, the first ever shot in HD,

ExpressVu delivers Canada’s favourite sports in HD – Hockey, football and
basketball,” said Pat Button, VP Marketing, Bell ExpressVu. “Our leading
sports content, combined with the functionality of the 9200 dual-tuner HD PVR,
with up to 25 hours of HD recording available means our customers are enjoying
the best HD content in Canada- when they want to see it.”

ExpressVu leads the way with HD sports programming:

– NCAA Basketball and football programming available in HD, including
12 bowl games before December 31;
– Raptors NBA HD TV launched at the start of the basketball season,
will deliver up to 80 hours a week of games in HD in time for March
– NHL Centre Ice offers over 150 games in HD;
– NFL Sunday Ticket carries every football game in HD;
– TSN and Sportsnet programming available in HD.

Warren Miller is the most respected name in action sports cinematography
and has been capturing winter sports on film since 1949. “Higher Ground” is a
part action/adventure, part documentary film that brings skiing and
snowboarding to life in High Definition on the steeps of Alaska, the terrain
parks in Colorado, the cliffs in Switzerland, and the deep powder in British

Warren Miller’s “Higher Ground” is available as a pay per view purchase
on channels 830 and 831 for $6.99. “Higher Ground” is also available in
Standard Digital Definition on channel 352 for $4.99.

Through its rental program, ExpressVu makes it simple and accessible for
customers to enjoy the benefits of both HD programming and Personal Video
Recorder (PVR) functionality. For instance, the rental program offers
customers the HD PVR Plus 9200 for $15 per month on a 2 year term, which
includes a lifetime warranty and free installation

Since 1997, Bell ExpressVu has been Canada’s leading direct-to-home
satellite television company. With more than 1.6 million customers, Bell
ExpressVu is Canada’s largest digital television provider, nationally
broadcasting more than 400 digital video and audio channels, including High
Definition channels, 15 international channels and unique interactive TV
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