Mobile devices have nearly doubled the time Canadians spend online

A new report has revealed just how much time Canadians are spending online. Hint: it`s a lot. According to measurement firm comScore, there were almost 28 million Canadians accessing the internet with a computer as of August. They spent an average of 39 hours a month on the web when using a desktop or laptop. [...]

Canadians will no longer need to give 30-days notice to cancel TV, internet or phone service

Looks like another strike for the Big Three telcos. The CRTC today announced that Canadians will no longer have to give their provider advance notice if they would like to cancel their television subscription service. This is the first, of presumably many, decisions to come out of the CRTC’s “Let’s Talk TV” public hearings that [...]

SVOD service Shomi launches today across Canada

Rogers and Shaw are today launching their much-talked-about joint venture subscription video streaming service, Shomi. Currently, Shomi is only available in a beta trial to Rogers and Shaw internet or cable customers. It will be widely released to the Canadian general public at a later date. Eligible Shaw and Rogers customers can also sign up [...]

Bell launches “Project Latte” video streaming service

The online streaming scene in Canada just got a little more crowded as Bell announced the launch of its new streaming service, currently code-named “Project Latte.” The announcement comes as Rogers and Shaw are next week set to launch their own joint streaming venture known as Shomi. The unlikely collaborators are positioning Shomi as a [...]

Rogers, Shaw lose over 200,000 cable customers in past year

More and more Canadians are moving away from traditional cable TV subscriptions, according to a new report. Rogers and Shaw both released their quarterly earnings reports last week, and the news is pretty grim: between the two of them, they’ve shed almost 200,000 cable subscribers in the past year. Rogers lost some 111,000 TV customers, [...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to be released October 24

Samsung today confirmed that its much-anticipated Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will hit Canadian shelves on October 24th. With its 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen, the Note 4 is definitely a handful.  It also comes equipped with a built in stylus that Samsung has dubbed “S Pen”, which will allow you to handwrite emails and [...]

LG’s new 55” curved OLED TV lives up to the hype

It may not be 4K, but LG’s new curved OLED TV does not disappoint.  In fact, the picture quality kind of puts all those other guys to shame (seriously). Digital Home recently had the chance to get up close and personal with LG’s 2nd generation OLED TV at a press event in Toronto. LG released [...]

Vizio’s P-Series line of 4K TVs coming to Canada

by Christina Peden Vizio will be releasing their first endeavor into 4K  technology to Canadians in the next few weeks, Digital Home has learned. Representatives from Vizio demonstrated the company’s new P-series 50” model at a press event in Toronto last night. The news comes less than a month after the company announced their first [...]

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