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Regarding Sportsnet/TSN channels & costs

asha
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Hi I'm sure this has been asked before & answered so my apologies if it has......why is it that you can't order individual Sportsnet & TSN channels as pick & pay channels (at least here in Vancouver) & why so expensive for the Sportsnet theme pack & TSN theme pack.....$15?......as someone on a tight budget (or anyone) no one should pay $15 for a theme pack (especially when each channel in each pack mostly shows the same programing)......other theme packs aren't $15? .......just curious 

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I don't think the jump in the rates for the TSN and Sport...

bostonbob
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I don't think the jump in the rates for the TSN and Sportsnet theme packs was ever really explained although I'm sure that the SHAW company line is that both TSN and Sportsnet started charging cable companies more for their channels so these higher costs had to be passed onto the customer. It really doesn't make much sense either since all of the TSN and Sportsnet channels are now available through every TV plan from SHAW except for the " Limited TV " package. This might be a way for SHAW to force those that are on a Grandfathered TV plan to switch to their newer TV plans. I've got 8 more months left on my 2 year plan which includes Medium TV ( 8 theme packs ) and if I decide to stay with SHAW I will fight to keep the same plan I have now.

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I don't think the jump in the rates for the TSN and Sport...

bostonbob
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I don't think the jump in the rates for the TSN and Sportsnet theme packs was ever really explained although I'm sure that the SHAW company line is that both TSN and Sportsnet started charging cable companies more for their channels so these higher costs had to be passed onto the customer. It really doesn't make much sense either since all of the TSN and Sportsnet channels are now available through every TV plan from SHAW except for the " Limited TV " package. This might be a way for SHAW to force those that are on a Grandfathered TV plan to switch to their newer TV plans. I've got 8 more months left on my 2 year plan which includes Medium TV ( 8 theme packs ) and if I decide to stay with SHAW I will fight to keep the same plan I have now.

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The SD TSN and Sportsnet (excluding 360) are included in...

michaelstein
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The SD TSN and Sportsnet (excluding 360) are included in "Limited TV" since April of 2018.  Note: Only SD versions.

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Can us who have Bluesky TV get them in SD or for those wi...

asha
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Can us who have Bluesky TV get them in SD or for those with the older cable boxes (non Bluesky)

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I was actually chatting with a rep & they said it's no lo...

asha
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I was actually chatting with a rep & they said it's no longer offered.....only if you had the grandfathered package

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