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The Fight Network television service has successfully launched on Bell ExpressVu's satellite system.

ExpressVu customers will enjoy a free preview of the service until December 1st, 2006.

Available on channel 390, The Fight Network is described as the first and only all combatant sports and entertainment channel that delivers the very best in boxing, wrestling, mixed martial arts, and other combatant styles along with top-notch "fight theme" movies, documentaries, and news coverage, 24 hours a day. Pride FC, K-1, TNA Wrestling, Ring of Honor, Versus Top Rank Boxing, Showtime Boxing: Shobox, and TKO (From Quebec) are just a few of the network's programming highlights.

"We are very pleased to have Fight Network now available on ExpressVu, said Mike Garrow President of the channel, "We know that the fans who have ExpressVu have been waiting to see "all fights, all the time" and now the wait is over….get ready for some non-stop action coming through your dish each and every day from now on," he added.

The Fight Network is a cross-platform media company with brand interest in television, pay-per view, radio, mobile and web. All five of these media are seamlessly integrated to offer fans of combatant sports and related entertainment a true convergence experience. The Fight Network Inc. corporate headquarters is located in Toronto.

Launched in September 1997, Bell ExpressVu has become the largest and fastest growing leader in digital home entertainment and has over 850,000
customers, representing more than 40 per cent of the digital TV subscribers in Canada. The company broadcasts Canada's largest programming line-up of over 200 video channels to an 18-inch dish, the smallest in the country. Bell ExpressVu is a limited partnership, wholly owned by BCE Inc.

Source: http://www.mediacastermagazine.com/issues/ISarticle.asp?id=61876&story_id=&issue=10312006&btac=no
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