Tbaytel to broadcast games from local hockey rinks


Thunder Bay – SPORTS – Tbaytel is delighted to announce the launch of its Arena Live streaming service. Starting Tuesday, October 5, this free service will broadcast live from the ice surface of five local arenas until Tbaytel Youtube Channel So parents, friends, family and fans can take part in all the actions, no matter where they are.

“We know how important it is to see a grandchild’s goal, a friend’s dual axis, or your child’s first steps on the ice. As COVID-19 continues to present some barriers to watching activities in person, Tbaytel’s Arena Live will ensure that we never have to miss those moments again, ”said Tbaytel President and CEO Dan Topatigh.

“We hope that by leveraging our technology and infrastructure to make Tbaytel Arena Live possible, Tbaytel will be able to bring a sense of normalcy back to the hockey and skating community in Thunder Bay. “

The cameras will provide a static 180 degree view of the entire ice surface without audio for all ice hours between 7 a.m. and 12 p.m. and broadcast directly to the Tbaytel YouTube channel free. It is important to note that if someone is watching from a mobile device that is not connected to WiFi, the data from their subscribed mobility data plan will be used.

Tbaytel has partnered with the Fort William First Nation and the City of Thunder Bay to install live streaming service and cameras in the following arenas:

  • Fort William First Nations – Rink 1
  • Fort William First Nations – Rink 2
  • Arena Delaney
  • Current river arena
  • Port Arthur Arena

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