Sportsnet is a Canadian Television sportsnet which has been launched on October, 1998 to support sports activities. The name of this network is similar to Fox Sports Net which provides facility in transmitting its sports related programs and different competitions. This TV network was established by Rogers Communications in Toronto which telecast its various programs in English language. It telecast its programs and works for all intents as a single national service under the license issued by Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission and broadcast sports activities in standard definition and high definition for conveying its programs to various parts of Canada.
There are some parts where the transmissions are available by their local sportsnet channel but after connecting with digital cable the four channel of the network are available.
This network started transmitting the National Hockey League for its viewership. Since its launching, the network started broadcasting NHL games which shows its whole tournament in the regular season and showed all matches of various teams. The first competition which it showed is the matches being played between Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers.