Shaw adopts DreamGallery to build its electronic program guide

Shaw Communications announced this week that it has adopted Motorola’s new DreamGallery software which will enable the cable giant to develop custom electronic program guides for its digital Cable set top boxes.

DreamGallery is a cloud-based HTML5 video tool suite which Motorola says will give Shaw the ability to create customized television portals for advanced user navigation, features, and functionality.

Bell Satellite customers angry over new on-screen ads

Bell Satellite TV (BSTV) recently rolled out a new firmware update (version 189) for the company’s 9241 and 9242 dual tuner HD PVRs which Digital Home readers report has added little in the form of new functionality but has added one new major annoyance.

Within the last few days, BSTV viewers have begun complaining about new banner ads showing up at the base of their onscreen program guide.

Rogers Cable customers upset about new Quickstart menu

Rogers Cable last week began the roll-out of its Quickstart menu to Digital Cable customers in Ontario. The new menu, which Digital Home first told our readers about in November, is now spooling to select Rogers digital cables north and east of Toronto.