English Essentials


Main Essential Channels


A (Atlantic) ACCESS APTN BC Legislative Assembly BITE CBC (Calgary) CBC News Network CHCH TV CHEK TV CHEX Peterborough Citytv (Calgary) CKPG TV CKWS Kingston CMT CPAC CTS CTV (Atlantic) CTV News Channel GameTV Global (BC) Global Toronto HD Grace TV Knowledge MTV MuchMusic National Geographic ntv OMNI.1 OMNI.2 RDI RFI 1 Radio Rogers Sportsnet East Rogers Sportsnet ONE Rogers Sportsnet Ontario Rogers Sportsnet Pacific Rogers Sportsnet West SCN Shaw Direct Shaw Direct Weather SHOP SRC (Montreal) TAC - The Accessible Channel TELETOON RETRO The Miracle Channel The Weather Network TLN Telelatino TSN TVA (Carleton) TVO (TVOntario) VisionTV VoicePrint YTV (East)

Free HD with SD subscription*


ABC HD (East) Canal D HD Canal Vie HD CBC HD (East) CBS HD (East) CNN HD CTV HD Fox HD (Rochester - East) Global Toronto HD HBO Canada HD (East) Movie Central 1 HD Movie Central 2 HD National Geographic HD NBC HD (Detriot - East) NFL Sunday Ticket HD 1 NHL Centre Ice HD 1 PBS HD (Detroit - East) RDS HD SÉRIES+ HD Showcase HD SRC HD Super Écran HD Super Écran HD 2 Super Channel HD1 Super Channel HD2 The Frame HD The Movie Network HD TVA HD V HD WGN HD Ztélé HD

*Must be subscribed to a package that includes English Essentials and equivalent standard-definition channel (if available) to receive ALL High Definition channels offered at no extra cost. Must have an HDTV, an HD receiver and an elliptical satellite dish to receive and view High Definition channels.



The Nets (East)

You can either choose the East  OR  West version of the Nets bundle to be included in your English Essentials. If you choose the Nets East bundle, then you have two different subbundles to choose from: all channel feeds from Detroit except for the Fox feed from Rochester  OR  all channel feeds from Detroit except for the PBS feed from Buffalo and the Fox feed from Rochester.


ABC (Detroit) CBS (Detroit) Fox (Rochester) NBC (Detroit) PBS (Buffalo)

The Nets (West)

You can either choose the East  OR  West version of the Nets bundle to be included in your English Essentials. If you choose the Nets West bundle, then you have three different subbundles to choose from: all channel feeds from Spokane, all channel feeds from Seattle  OR  all channel feeds from Seattle except for the Fox feed from Spokane.


ABC (Seattle) CBS (Seattle) Fox (Seattle) NBC (Seattle) PBS (Seattle)

Encore Avenue (West)**


Encore Avenue 2

**Only available to customers in the west.



Radio Services


CHIN-AM Radio (Toronto) CIUT-FM Radio (Toronto) CKUA-AM Radio (Edmonton) KDRK-FM (Spokane, Washington) KISC-FM (Spokane, Washington) KMBI-FM (Spokane, Washington) KPBX-FM (Spokane, Washington) KXLY-FM (Spokane, Washington) KZBD-FM (Spokane, Washington) KZZU-FM (Spokane, Washington)

Pay Per View


HD Pay Per View (PPV) Pay Per View 1 (PPV) Télé à la carte 1 (TALC)

Digital Music


Adult Alternative (Galaxie) Around the World (Galaxie) Baroque (Galaxie) Chamber Music (Galaxie) Classic Masters (Galaxie) Classic Rock (Galaxie) Country Classics (Galaxie) Dance Clubbin\' (Galaxie) Easy Listening (Galaxie) Eclectic Electronic (Galaxie) Flashback 70\'s (Galaxie) Folk Roots ( Galaxie) Franco Country (Galaxie) Franco Pop (Galaxie) Franco Retro (Galaxie) Hit List (Galaxie) Hot Country (Galaxie) Jammin\' (Galaxie) Jazz Masters (Galaxie) Jazz Now (Galaxie) Jukebox Oldies (Galaxie) Kids\' Stuff (Galaxie) Maximum Party (Galaxie) Mousses Musique (Galaxie) Nature (Galaxie) Nostalgie (Galaxie) Pop Adult (Galaxie) Pop Classics (Galaxie) Remember the 80\'s (Galaxie) Rock (Galaxie) Rock Alternative (Galaxie) Smooth Jazz (Galaxie) Souvenirs (Galaxie) Swinging Standards (Galaxie) The Blues (Galaxie) The Chill Lounge (Galaxie) The Light (Galaxie) The Spa (Galaxie) Top Détente (Galaxie) Urban Beat (Galaxie)


Up to 230 channels