Cogeco, the country’s fourth largest cable television operator, has announced that it will drop HDNet from its high definition (HD) television line-up at the end of this month.
In collaboration with Industry Canada’s Broadband Canada program, Videotron is now offering 4G wireless internet in various parts of Quebec where high-speed Internet has been previously been unavailable.
Videotron is now offering broadband internet service in the following regions: Beauce-Lower St. Lawrence, Victoriaville-Drummondville, Monteregie-Eastern Townships, Laurentians-Mont-Laurier, Lac-Saint-Jean and the North Shore.
Primus Canada today announced a major expansion of its Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone services.
The company says its VoIP services are now available in an additional 240 exchanges across Canada, specifically in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.
Telecommunications giant Bell Canada this week began notifying consumers that it is raising phone, internet and television rates in the New Year.
Effective January 1st, 2012, Bell is raising television rates by $3 a month, phone rates by $2 a month and internet rates by $2 per month plus the maximum usage overage fee will be increased by $20.
RDS2, a secondary feed of the Canadian French language specialty channel RDS, is available starting today on the Vidéotron cable system in both standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD).
Vidéotron is the first Quebec cable operator to carry the channel which launched in the first week of October. Previously the station had only been available on Bell Fibe, Bell Satellite, Shaw Direct.
Videotron, Quebec’s largest cable company, announced today that it has registered, in the last quarter, its strongest subscriber growth since its acquisition by Quebecor in the early 2000s with a net increase of 169,000 new service subscriptions, counting all products.
The company, which is a division of Quebecor, had revenues of $611.6 million during the quarter, up 10% from the same quarter a year earlier. Operating income was $275.4 million, up 4.1%.
Cogeco Cable has announced the addition of TVA Sports to its digital cable line-up in Quebec starting on Friday, October 14th.
Launched last month, the new French-language sports channel from Quebecor Media is being positioned as the first major competitor to Bell Media’s RDS, the only other general-interest French language sports channel in the country.
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.