CES 2014 – Samsung unveils new curved Ultra HDTVs

In a move to expand their curved Ultra HD line, Samsung revealed its latest additions in the race for the biggest and most advanced HDTV’s along with plans for streaming of 4K video in the works. In a special presentation at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the manufacturer unveiled its U9000 series of curved 4K [...]

Samsung announce world’s largest Ultra-HD TV

Samsung is set to release a new 110-inch HD television that boasts four times greater resolution than the other HDTV’s, the company has announced. Known as ‘4K’ due to having four times the pixels of a regular HDTV, the new Ultra-HD TV will be the largest in the world.  The TV will be available in [...]

TELUS Adds Karaoke on Optik TV

Karaoke fans spoke and TELUS listened. TELUS and Stingray Digital will let customers sing their hearts out in their living rooms with The KARAOKE Channel TV app on Optik TV. Greg Goodwin, vice-president, TELUS Home Solutions said: “TELUS Optik TV subscribers can now unleash their inner rocker, pop star or country crooner. Customers want more [...]

Sirius XM & Bleacher Report Team on New Sports Talk Show

Launching on Monday, September 16 will be Bleacher Report Radio, a new sports talk show on SiriusXM Sports Zone. The new program (weekdays 11:00am-1:00pm ET/8:00am-10:00am PT) will be hosted by SiriusXM’s Steve Covino and Rich Davis, and will feature some of Bleacher Report’s most prominent contributors, including Mike Freeman, Matt Bowen, Matt Miller, Michael Schottey, [...]

4K TVs Set to Take Off in Canada

For those who love the true TV experience, even if it costs as much as a car, 4K might be the way to go. Jason Abrams, Director of Television Merchandising at Future Shop, at a recent home theatre expo, said the trend towards big screens and Smart TVs will continue and better content, with the [...]

Bell Aliant Expanding FibreOP Network to North Bay

Bell Aliant (TSX: BA) will reward the residents of North Bay, ON with its powerful FibreOP network. The company plans to invest $13 million to offer its future-proof network to 20,000 North Bay premises. “We are thrilled to continue our expansion in Ontario by bringing this powerful technology to North Bay,” said Karen Sheriff, President [...]

SiriusXM Now Exceeds 25M Subscribers on Strong Second Quarter Growth

Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) said that 715,000 new subscribers were added in the second quarter, bringing its total subscribers to a whopping 25 million. The company reports that strong automotive sales helped increase its net additions by 15 percent over the second quarter of 2012, which sets a post-merger record for quarterly net subscriber [...]

BCE and Astral Get CRTC Approval to Complete Merger on July 5

The $3.2 billion acquisition of Astral Media by BCE has gained approval from the CRTC as of June 27th. On July 5, 2013 the two long-established Montréal companies will begin ramping up competition in the Canadian broadcasting sector, said George Cope, CEO of Bell and BCE. However, the media giants will have to compete with [...]

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