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  1. Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television
    Hello, I have OTA at my house and I really enjoy it. I have learned a lot from this Forum, thank you. My son and daughter-in-law have a house in NW Calgary but can't drag in the channels like I can. I've tried a few different antennas but haven't gone the 'pro' route of antennas yet. I was...
  2. Industry News
    Dreaming of your future home? If you live in Calgary, it could soon be a smart one. Telus, Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, is currently building infrastructure to allow fibre optic networks to transform our idea of what a home is. Telus is doing this by putting...
  3. Items for Sale
    Bought this a few years ago. It looks perfect in living room alongside home theater equipment. Sturdy and large enough to support a surround sound receiver and other components. I also used it as a media server. It can hold six 3.5" drives internally and two 5.25" drives. The 5.25" drive bays...
  4. Industry News
    Shaw Communications today announced it has begun consumer trials of its broadband wireless network using WiFi technology. The company says Shaw High Speed Internet customers can trial the service at a limited number of locations, including malls, restaurants and fitness facilities, in...
  5. Industry News
    Third Party Internet Access provider Distributel Communications announced today that its now offering high-speed Internet services in Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Richmond and Surrey. Distributel has been offering Internet and telecommunications services in Ontario and Quebec since September...
  6. Industry News
    Mobilicity today announced a distribution agreement with Walmart Canada which would see the firm`s wireless phones and airtime bundles sold in approximately 50 Walmart stores across Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. Today’s announcement complements Mobilicity’s existing retail...
  7. Industry News
    Shaw Communications announced today it was breaking ground on a new energy efficient data centre in Calgary, Alberta which will be used to increase Shaw's broadband internet capacity. Expected to be completed by 2014, the center is expected to achieve LEED certification by employing a number...
  8. Industry News
    Montreal's mainstream rock station CHOM 97.7 FM announced today the impending return of Terry DiMonte from Q107 in Calgary to its morning show. The Montreal native returns to a chair he first occupied in 1984 after spending just under four years in the west. Details regarding his return will...
  9. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    Last Friday Calgary's Mix 97.7 switched its name to Up! 97.7, changing its format from hits of the '80s, '90s and today to "upbeat" and "feel good" songs from all genres and all eras. The format echoes a similar one that has been on the air in Edmonton for the past six months and has been met...
  10. Industry News
    Rawlco Radio, operaters of fifteen radio stations across Alberta and Saskatchewan, have rebranded Mix FM in Calgary to UP! 97.7 FM. The stations call letters are also changing from CIGY-FM to CIUP-FM. CIUP-FM's format changes from Adult Hits to what Rawlco calls "up beat," a format Rawlco...
  11. Industry News
    In Calgary last week, without any fanfare, Shaw Cable launched the Shaw Gateway made by Arris which offers Shaw digital cable customers a Whole Home High Definition Personal Video Recording (HD PVR) solution. At the heart of the system is the Gateway, a digital set top box type device which...
  12. Industry News
    Alternate wireless provider Mobilicity has begun offering its 3G Wireless service to residents of Calgary. Phones and service plans can be purchased from more than 70 locations in the city. Calgary is the fifth city in which the privately owned wireless company will offer mobile phone service...
  13. Industry News
    Alternate wireless provider Mobilicity has announced it will be launching its 3G Wireless service in Calgary on Thursday April 28th.   The company says residents of Calgary will be able to purchase its phones and plans from over 70 locations in the city including corporate stores and...
  14. Industry News
    Just in time for Hockey Playoffs, the CBC has announced that its Over-The-Air digital television transmitters in Calgary and Edmonton will officially launch on April 1st. The new high definition stations will also be available on Shaw Cable in the two Alberta Centres and will arrive on Telus TV...
  15. Industry News
    In an apparent effort to stop subscriber losses in cities where they are facing competition from new wireless entrants, Koodo has introduced a new Unlimited wireless plan. The new plan is only available in greater Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton areas. For $35 a month, City...
  16. Telus Mobility, Public Mobile, and Koodo Wireless
    Koodo has introduced a new Unlimited wireless plan which is only available in greater Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton areas. For $35 a month, City Koodo Unlimited plan offers unlimited local calling, unlimited Messaging (Text and Picture), Unlimited Local Family Calling, Call...
  17. What's On Television?
    Citytv this week announced the addition of two local programs to its schedule in Calgary and Toronto. This Spring, Citytv in Calgary will broadcast a new half-hour suppertime program in Calgary. The new untitled 30-minute show in Calgary will air weekdays Monday to Friday. Also announced...
  18. Industry News
    Rogers Media announced today that it was adding SportsNet to the name of its sports radio stations in Toronto and Calgary. The FAN 590 in Toronto will now be known as Sportsnet Radio FAN 590 while the FAN 960 in Calgary will now be known as Sportsnet Radio FAN 960. The newer, more verbose...
  19. Industry News
    Upstart wireless phone provider Mobilicity has announced that it would soon launch wireless service in Vancouver, Edmonton and Ottawa. The privately owned Toronto-based company did not provide an exact date for when it would launch service in the three cities but did say it would happen in...
  20. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    http://calgary.en.craigslist.ca/mar/1407895400.html I came across this add on Craigslist. I wonder what telecommunication company is being launched in Calgary, or maybe this is a hoax?
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