Hockey fans control the angle on every play during select Montreal Canadiens home games
New Immersive In-Game 5G NHL Experience debuts tonight on TSN – MONTREAL, March 19, 2021 – Canadian sports networks TSN and RDS have announced the launch of TSN 5G View / Vision 5G RDS, an exclusive in-app (iOS and Android) feature that leverages Bell 5G to offer fans exciting and interactive new ways to watch sports.
Making its debut tonight on TSN and RDS’s regional coverage of the Montreal Canadiens’ game against the Vancouver Canucks, this innovative 5G-enabled technology lets fans control how they view every angle of the game on their smartphones, getting up close to every goal, pass, hit and penalty with zoom, pause, rewind and slow motion capabilities made possible with Bell’s superfast, high-capacity 5G mobile network.
It’s important to note that TSN 5G View / Vision 5G RDS mobile viewing options are available exclusively to TSN and RDS app users (direct subscription or through a TV package) with a Bell Mobility 5G device when they download the latest app release. The feature is available at no additional charge though data charges may apply depending on a customer’s service plan.
Toronto Maple Leafs fans on Bell’s 5G network can explore the immersive in-app experience when the Toronto Maple Leafs play in Montreal on April 12, April 28 and May 3.
Watch video: TSN’s Immerisive 5G NHL Experience
Highlights of TSN 5G View / Vision 5G RDS include:
– TSN 5G View / Vision 5G RDS, powered by the Bell 5G mobile network, launches tonight
as the Montreal Canadiens host the Vancouver Canucks at the Bell Centre –
– New 5G mobile technology takes fans into the rink on their smartphones, rotating around
the action supported by 80+ in-game cameras broadcast live within the TSN/RDS App –
– Fans can change the angle during key plays and zoom in and out from various angles at
any time during a live game through the app –
– All TSN and RDS broadcast viewers will also experience unique 5G game highlights and
replays during the live game and post-game recap and commentary
In addition to the immersive mobile experience, the new 5G technology also allows viewers of the TSN and RDS broadcasts to get closer to the action, featuring views from never-before-seen camera angles during in-game commentary, analysis, replays, and post-game recaps.
“Combining Canada’s fastest mobile network with our leading sports properties allows hockey fans to benefit from our world-leading 5G technology’s ability to deliver an all-new sports viewing experience,” said Nauby Jacob, Bell Media’s Senior Vice President, Product Platforms. “TSN 5G View / Vision 5G RDS is a great example of our commitment to leverage Bell’s technology leadership to offer our customers the best content on the most innovative platforms.”
Leveraging these TSN 5G View / Vision 5G RDS capabilities during select Montreal Canadiens home game broadcasts on TSN and RDS, available in the team’s designated broadcast region (Québec, Atlantic Canada, and Eastern Ontario), analysts will bring viewers a never-before-seen perspective, zooming in and out and rotating around the action throughout the game and during intermissions.
“TSN and RDS are proud to partner with the Canadiens to unveil this revolutionary new way to watch hockey. We’re literally handing control of the viewing experience to our fans through their Bell 5G smartphones,” said Nathalie Cook, Vice-President, TSN & RDS. “Because they can’t attend the games in person, we think hockey fans will be delighted with this innovative new option to get close to the action.”
“We are proud to partner with TSN and RDS, together with Bell and its 5G network, to offer our fans a unique immersive mobile experience,” said France Margaret Bélanger, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Montreal Canadiens. “This technological innovation highlights our commitment, along with TSN and RDS, to offer our fans a viewing experience that is even closer to the action on the ice.”
Hockey on TSN TSN is home to the Winnipeg Jets, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, and Toronto Maple Leafs as part of its package of regional NHL regular season games. This season, TSN delivers 42 Jets games on TSN3, 34 Canadiens games on TSN2, 40 Senators games on TSN5, and 18 Leafs games on TSN4, all in the teams’ respective designated broadcast regions.
TSN 5G View / Vision 5G RDS mobile viewing options are available exclusively to TSN and RDS app users (direct subscription or through a TV package) with a Bell Mobility 5G device when they download the latest app release. The feature is available at no additional charge though data charges may apply depending on a customer’s service plan.