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Rush and SaskTel maxTV™ announce local TV broadcast partnership

Rush and SaskTel maxTV™ announce local TV broadcast partnership

The Saskatchewan Rush Lacrosse Club and SaskTel maxTV announced today a broadcast partnership that designates SaskTel maxTV as the Official Television Broadcast Home of the Rush. 

As the Rush’s official television broadcast partner, maxTV will provide the Saskatchewan market with coverage of the 2017 Banner Raising Home Opener and six (6) designated away games.  The games will be broadcasted LIVE, free of charge, for all SaskTel maxTV subscribers on Channels 49 and 349 HD.  Games will also be available on maxTV Local on Demand channels 48 and 348 (HD) immediately following the LIVE broadcast. 

“We are proud to partner with SaskTel maxTV for a second consecutive year and offer viewership to over 110,000 households across Saskatchewan. The broadcast partnership puts us in a fantastic position to reach fans from all four corners of the province as we make a charge for our third consecutive NLL championship,” stated Lee Genier, President of Saskatchewan Rush. 

“As Saskatchewan’s national lacrosse team, we are thrilled to be able to bring the game right into the homes of Saskatchewan residents,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO.  “This is an exciting partnership for us to be a part of, and we look forward to cheering on the Saskatchewan Rush this season with fellow Saskatchewanians.” 

Broadcast Schedule:

  • Home Game: Sat, January 21st 2017, Rush vs Knighthawks, 7:30pm CST  

  • Away Game: Sat, Feb 4th 2017, Rush vs Calgary, 8:00pm CST

  • Away Game: Sat, Feb 11th 2017, Rush vs Rochester, 5:30pm CST

  • Away Game: Sat, March 25th 2017, Rush vs Colorado, 7:00pm CST

  • Away Game: Sat, April 1st 2017, Rush vs Buffalo, 5:30pm CST

  • Away Game: Friday, April 28th 2017, Rush vs Colorado, 7:30pm CST

  • Away Game: Saturday, April 29th 2017, Rush vs Calgary, 7:00pm CST

About SaskTel

SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 1.4 million customer connections including 617,000 wireless accesses, 389,000 wireline network accesses, 273,000 Internet accesses and 111,000 maxTV™ subscribers. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries offer a wide range of ICT products and services including competitive voice, data and Internet services, wireless data services, maxTV services, data centre services, cloud-based services, security monitoring services, advertising services, and international software and consulting services. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,000 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at sasktel.com

For more information, please contact:

Emily McNair, SaskTel Manager of External Communications
Phone: 306.777.4548
Email: emily.mcnair@sasktel.com