Rogers Smart Home Monitoring, which allows customers robust home security automation, will now be available in additional Southern Ontario locations. More specifically, Canadian residents in Hamilton, Oakville, Burlington, Niagara Falls and St. Catharines will be able to take advantage of the dual-network security system launched in select Rogers cable districts in August 2011. “We’re thrilled [...]
Rogers will acquire Hamilton, ON-based Mountain Cablevision and some wireless spectrum licenses from Shaw Communications in a deal valued at $700 million. Rogers now has the option to buy spectrum holdings in both 10MHz and 20MH bands, in Alberta, Manitoba, Northern Ontario, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. Rogers, with the Advanced Wireless Spectrum (AWS) holdings, plans [...]
Rogers Media plans to acquire Score Media Inc., which includes The Score Television Network and related television assets. However, the $167 million acquisition does not include the firm’s digital media business, consisting of The Score.com website and mobile applications. Rogers said that prior to the acquisition, Score Media’s digital assets will be spun out to [...]
Canadian baseball fans could possibly be watching the MLB Network baseball channel starting next April, if Rogers gets its way. The owners of the Toronto Blue Jays have already filled out the application to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to bring the channel to Canada. The new channel would complement the games already [...]
Took a stroll up to Yonge and Bloor today to check out the grand opening of a new retail location they opened, which also served as the official launch of the new community concept model they are using in their stores. The Eaton Centre store had already been updated to this model as well, but [...]
Rogers announced today their new TV and home entertainment solution, called NextBox 2.0. The new offering essentially consists of three new feature sets: * Whole Home PVR: Exactly as it sounds, this allows you to watch anything you have recorded on your PVR on any other TV with a NextBox HD terminal. The rise in [...]
Rogers Communications has released a new iPad application in Beta which enables its digital cable and high speed internet customers to stream live TV their iPads.
The Rogers Live TV app can be used by Rogers High Speed Internet and Digital Cable customers in Ontario with a My Rogers account and a 8300HD, 4250, 4642 or 8642 digital cable set top box.
Microsoft this week will roll out a firmware update for the Xbox 360 Video game console which the company is calling the “Future of TV.”
According to the software giant, the updated firmware will usher in a “new era in entertainment” giving Xbox owners “A single box that ties together all the content you want, made easily accessible through a universal, natural, voice-directed search.”