Rogers Cable has announced it will begin trials of a new TV package in London, Ontario next week called the Digital Starter Pack.
Available beginning November 8th and running until the end of March 2012, the Digital Starter Pack will include what Rogers calls “86 core TV channels” for $20.29 per month. Rogers says the price includes all monthly fees.
Out with the old and in with the new appears to be the motto at Rogers Cable today as the company dropped the popular HDNet channel from its digital cable line-up and added the new Rogers owned FX Canada.
Rogers did not provide its customers with any rationale for why it was dropping the U.S. general interest television channel from its HD Specialty and HD Nature Themes pack.
The Sun News Network will become part of the Cogeco and Rogers digital cable line-up in Ontario beginning November 1st.
Sun News Network will be available to Cogeco digital cable customers in standard definition on channels 195 and in high definition on channel 705. Rogers customers in Ontario will find Sun News on channel 142 (SD) and channel 567 (HD).
Cogeco Cable, Canada’s fourth largest cable operator, announced this week that is has revamped its internet offerings in Ontario and Quebec.
On the positive side, the changes include increased download speeds and bandwidth caps. On the downside are higher prices. Digital Home readers have been reporting price increases of $2 to $4 for the Standard package, now called Turbo 14.
Rogers Media today launch CityNews Channel, a 24/7 English language news station, on its Rogers Digital Cable service.
Programming for the station will consist primarily of of simulcasts from other CityTV stations along with live audio from Rogers 680News.
Rogers Media this week announced it will launch CityNews Channel, a 24/7 English language news station, on Rogers Cable channel number one on October 3rd.
Much of the programming on CityNews Channel will be simulcasts of other CityTV shows. The channel will simulcast City TV’s Breakfast Television, CityNews, CityNews at Five, CityNews at Six, and CityNews Tonight.
Teksavvy, a popular third party internet access (TPIA) provider in Ontario, has recently introduced a new residential Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service called TekTalk.
Designed to compete with the likes of Vonage Canada, Skype, Primus Talkbroadband and Rogers Digital Phone, Teksavvy offers three levels of VoIP service: Basic, Premium and Unlimited.
Cogeco, the nation’s fourth largest cable provider, today announced its financial results for the third quarter of its 2011 fiscal year which ended May 31, 2011.
While revenue and operating income showed strong growth, Cogeco reported a third quarter loss of $56.7 million after it was forced to take a $225.9 million loss on its investment in Cabovisão, a Portuguese cable operator