Bell expands 4G wireless service to small communities in Atlantic Canada

Bell has announced that 52 communities across Nova Scotia, PEI, New Brunswick and Newfoundland & Labrador will have access to the telecomm provider’s 4G LTE wireless network by the end of the year. By the end of 2015, Bell says that more than 100 Atlantic Canadian communities will be on the 4G network. Bell’s LTE […]

Rogers Cable launches Sportsnews barker channel

Rogers Communications today launched Sportsnews, a free barker channel which provides Rogers digital cable customers with up-to-date sports scores and promos for its sports services and content available on Rogers Cable.

The SportsNews screen will consist of a sports scoreboard which includes scores, pre and post-game notes and other stats along with a Twitter feed from Sportsnet personalities and a headline zone featuring breaking news.

CBC HD working again in Atlantic Canada

On September 1st, the day after the transition from analog to digital over-the-air (OTA) signals in Canada, Digital Home readers in Atlantic Canada began complaining that their local CBC high definition channel had stopped broadcasting in HD.

Now after seven weeks, Digital Home has learned the high defintion signal back on air, much to the relief of Hockey Night in Canada fans.

Bell Aliant bumps pricing by $5 per month

>Claiming that it needs to keep up with rising TV programming and Internet usage costs, Bell Aliant has announced it will increase the price of its Whole Home bundle by $5 per month effective November 1st.

Rogers launches its first multi-room PVR

Without any fanfare, Rogers Cable has launched a multi-room personal video recorder (PVR) solution to customers in Atlantic Canada.

At the heart of the system is the Motorola DCX 3400m set top box which connects to the cable coming into your home and acts as a server or central hub to the rest of the system.