Blackberry launches the new Classic worldwide

The Blackberry Classic is now available across Canada via Rogers, Bells, Telus and SaskTel. The device is similar in appearance to the popular Blackberry Bold 9900, and brings back customer favourite Blackberry features like the trackpad, band of navigation buttons under the screen and the traditional QWERTY keyboard that appeared on prior versions. Blackberry’s latest […]

CraveTV now available to Bell TV customers

Canada’s latest streaming service is now available — for some Canadians at least. As previously revealed, CraveTV made its debut yesterday for Bell Fibe TV and Bell Aliant FibreOP TV subscribers. Bell TV subscribers who have The Movie Network included in their cable packages receive automatic access to CraveTV at no additional cost. If you’re […]

Vizio launches in Canada, partners with Future Shop, Best Buy

by Christina Peden Vizio announced today that it will be officially setting up shop in Canada in partnership with Future Shop and Best Buy. Speaking at a press event today in Toronto, Lily Knowles, Vizio’s vice president of product marketing, said the company has been pondering a Canadian launch for “quite a while”. After releasing […]

Blackberry Passport to launch September 24th

by Christina Peden Blackberry today announced the launch of what they hope will be the crown jewel in the company’s new line-up of devices: the Passport. While the device’s appearance has certainly met with mixed reaction since it was announced in June, anticipation has reached a fever pitch as the weeks to launch wind down. […]

Free FM launched in London Ontario

A new FM radio station, dubbed Free FM, began operation yesterday in London Ontario.

Owned by Blackburn Radio, CKLO-FM is an English language adult alternative station broadcasting from a 10,000 watt transmitter on the frequency 98.1 FM.

Anik G1 satellite to launch in November 2012

While releasing its latest financial results, Shaw Communications confirmed today that it expects its Direct-to-Home satellite service, Shaw Direct, to have a third satellite in space by November 2012.

Anik G1 will join Anik F1 and F2 which have been used to beam Shaw Direct signals to consumers since April 2001. Anik G1 will increase Shaw Direct’s satellite capacity by 30%.

Shaw Direct announces new entry level HD satellite receiver

Shaw Direct, Canada’s second largest Direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television provider, has a new entry level high definition (HD) satellite receiver to its line-up.

The HDDSR600, which will replace the DSR 209 satellite receiver, is a stripped down, smaller, cheaper version of the HDDSR 605 receiver which Shaw Direct introduced last fall.

Space HD launches July 6th

Space, the English language specialty television which features science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal programming, will be available in high definition beginning Wednesday July 6th.

The Bell owned station will only be available on Bell Satellite TV on channel 1746) and Bell Fibe TV on channel 1632 because it has yet to sign any deals with other Canadian television service providers.

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