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Sportsman Channel logo

Sportsman Channel

Free preview: Mar 1-31, 2024
Sportsman Channel is a leader in outdoor TV for the Canadian sportsman. All hunting, all fishing, all outdoor adventure, all the time. 
maxTV: Channels 129 and 429 (HD)
maxTV Stream: Channel 129 (HD)

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National Geographic

Free preview: Mar 1-31, 2024
National Geographic tells compelling stories through smart, innovative, adventurous, and thought-provoking programming including Genius: MLK/X, Wicked Tuna, and Dr. Oakley Yukon Vet.
maxTV: Channels 62 & 362 (HD)
maxTV Stream: Channel 62 (HD)

Slice logo


Free preview: Mar 1-31, 2024
If you’re thinking about it, we’re talking about it. From style, beauty, and everything on the outside, to wellness, ambition, and everything that's on the inside, Slice has you covered with shows including Real Housewives, Below Deck, and Summer House.
maxTV: Channels 101 & 401 (HD)
maxTV Stream: Channel 101 (HD)

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Free preview: Mar 1-31, 2024
For pre-school children, Treehouse represents quality television, including Paw Patrol, Peppa Pig, and Sesame Street, that is trusted by parents because it is a safe place, 100% devoted to children from breakfast to bedtime.
maxTV: Channels 91 & 391 (HD)
maxTV Stream: Channel 91 (HD)

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Cottage Life

Free preview: Feb 26-Apr 28, 2024
Cottage Life offers a variety of programming including Life Below Zero, World's Deadliest Weather, and Derelict Rescue focusing on DIY and design, food and entertaining, real estate, and outdoor living.
maxTV: Channels 65 and 365 (HD)
maxTV Stream: Channel 65 (HD)

BBC Earth logo

BBC Earth

Free preview: Feb 26-Apr 28, 2024
BBC Earth is a place to explore the natural world through awe-inspiring documentaries, stories, and more, including Planet Earth III and Frozen Planet II.
maxTV: Channel 361 (HD)
maxTV Stream: Channel 361 (HD)

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Smithsonian Channel

Free preview: Jan 29-Mar 31, 2024
Smithsonian Channel Canada is where curiosity lives, inspiration strikes, and wonders never cease. Program genres, drawn from the world’s leading cultural institution, include air and space, science and nature, pop culture, and history. 
maxTV: Channel 359 (HD)
maxTV Stream: Channel 359 (HD)

Makeful logo


Free preview: Jan 29-Mar 31, 2024
A TV channel for the creative at heart.
maxTV: Channel 162
maxTV Stream: Channel 162

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NHL® Centre Ice™

Half-season pricing is here! Get up to 37 regular season out-of-market games every single week with NHL® Centre Ice™ on maxTV and pay only $139 or 4 monthly payments of $37.25.

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Channels and Theme Packs


  • Must be a maxTV or maxTV Stream customer to subscribe to Crave.
  • To access Crave through your mobile device or web browser, you will need to register for mySASKTEL and add your maxTV account (if you haven't already). See Getting started with Crave.
  • maxTV customers can watch Crave on demand through the set-top box or using an Apple TV, smartphone, tablet, or computer.
  • The Crave app can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play.
  • Crave and all associated logos are trademarks of Bell Media Inc. All rights reserved.


HBO® and related service marks are property of Home Box Office, Inc., used under license. All rights reserved. All images, artwork and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


  • Must be a Residential maxTV customer with infiNET in order to stream Netflix on your maxTV set-top box.
  • Eligible customers can access Netflix on Channel 300 or the TV Apps menu on your maxTV set-top box.
  • Netflix streaming membership required.
  • Customers will be billed directly by Netflix. No Netflix charges will appear on your SaskTel bill.

NFL Sunday Ticket

  • NFL Sunday Ticket does not include Sunday Night Football, Monday Night Football, or Thursday Night Football games.
  • Cancellations unavailable once subscribed.
  • NFL Sunday Ticket is available in HD only.
  • You'll be able to watch Game Pass on DAZN on any supported device until January 7, 2024. Customers will be emailed an exclusive code with instructions for free access shortly after signing up for NFL Sunday Ticket. A valid email address is required to receive DAZN access. Code must be redeemed by 11:59 pm EDT on October 23, 2023.
  • NFL, the NFL Shield™, and NFL Sunday Ticket are registered trademarks of the National Football League and its affiliates. NFL Sunday Ticket is distributed by DAZN Canada.

NHL® Centre Ice™

  • Blackouts and other restrictions apply.
  • NHL® Centre Ice™ is available in HD only.
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  • When subscribed to continuous subscription, your account will automatically be billed the yearly early bird price for NHL® Centre Ice™, except where prohibited by applicable law. Price is subject to change.


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  • Sportsnet single channel subscription: in-app access to Sportsnet East, West, Ontario, and Pacific content
  • Sportsnet 360 single channel subscription: in-app access to Sportsnet 360 content
  • Sportsnet One single channel subscription: in-app access to Sportsnet One content
  • Sportsnet World specialty channel subscription: in-app access to Sportsnet World content

Stingray Karaoke

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