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  1. Rogers Acquires Mountain Cablevision & Wireless Spectrum Assets from Shaw

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    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...
  2. Shaw Cable gives subscribers 15 more music channels

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    Shaw Cable, Canada's largest cable television provider, said this week that it has added fifteen new Galaxie music channels to its digital cable line-up. The new channels, which are available now, have a focus on cultural music, with stations ranging from Bollywood Hits, to Arabic, to...
  3. Cogeco dropping HDNet at the end of January

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    Cogeco, the country's fourth largest cable television operator, has announced that it will drop HDNet from its high definition (HD) television line-up at the end of this month. The removal of the digital channel follows similar moves by Rogers cable and Bell TV. Bell TV dropped HDNet in...
  4. Videotron experiences strong subscriber growth in recent quarter

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    Videotron, Quebec's largest cable company, announced today that it has registered, in the last quarter, its strongest subscriber growth since its acquisition by Quebecor in the early 2000s with a net increase of 169,000 new service subscriptions, counting all products. The company, which is a...
  5. Sun News Network added to Rogers and Cogeco Digital cable line-ups

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    The Sun News Network will become part of the Cogeco and Rogers digital cable line-up in Ontario beginning November 1st. Sun News Network will be available to Cogeco digital cable customers in standard definition on channels 195 and in high definition on channel 705. Rogers customers in Ontario...
  6. CityNews Channel launches on Rogers digital cable today

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    Rogers Media today launch CityNews Channel, a 24/7 English language news station, on its Rogers Digital Cable service. Programming for the station will consist primarily of of simulcasts from other CityTV stations along with live audio from Rogers 680News. During the day, CityNews will...
  7. EastLink adds three International News channels to its roster

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    EastLink, Canada's fifth largest cable television operator, has added three standard definition world news channels to its digital cable roster, CNN International (CNNi), Al Jazeera English (AJE), and Bloomberg Television. AJE and Bloomberg Television are available individually and all three...
  8. Rogers Cable dropping popular HD channel

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    In a notice to its Digital Cable customers Rogers Cable has announced that, effective November 1st, it will no longer offer HDNet. Rogers is the second major Canadian distributor to drop HDNet from its line-up in the last year. Bell Satellite removed HDNet from its offerings last December after...
  9. Rogers Cable

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    Rogers Cable Inc., a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc., is Canada's 2nd largest cable television service provider with 2.3 million basic cable subscribers with almost three-quarters being of them also subscribing to digital cable. The company, which offers cable service to 3.66 million...
  10. Studios demand Shaw remove content from Movie Club

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    The Financial Post newspaper is reporting today that Shaw Cable has been hit with numerous cease and desist orders from the major movie studios over content on Shaw's new Movie Club. A source for the studios told the post that Shaw owned Corus Entertainment has only negotiated the rights to...
  11. Rogers Cable now offering 3D Movies on demand

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    Rogers Cable has announced that, starting today, it will offering 3D movies on its video on demand service. Video on Demand (VOD) is a generic term typically used to define a pay-per-view television service in which a viewer can order a television program from a menu and have it delivered...
  12. Rogers reports first quarter results

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    Rogers Communications Inc. today announced its consolidated financial and operating results for the company’s fiscal first quarter ended March 31, 2011. For the January to March 2011 quarter, Rogers reported overall operating revenues of just under $3 billion, up 4 percent from the same period...
  13. Cogeco's revenues up 6.6% in second quarter

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    Cogeco, the nation's fourth largest cable provider, today announced its financial results for the second quarter of its 2011 fiscal year which ended February 28, 2011. Cogeco reported overall revenue for the quarter increased by 6.6% from the same period a year earlier to $350.6 million while...
  14. Videotron records strong subscriber growth in 2010

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    Videotron, Quebec's largest cable company, recently announced it had logged its seventh consecutive year of subscriber growth in 2010 with gains in every area of its business including cable, digital phone, internet services and wireless. By the end of 2010, Videotron had 1,811,600 subscribers...
  15. Rogers adds nine South Asian channels to its line up

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    Rogers Cable has announced the addition of nine South Asian TV Channels to its Ontario digital cable television line-up. Aimed at Canada's growing South Asian community, the new channels will enhance Rogers' already strong offering of foreign and Canadian services in Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali and...
  16. Shaw Communications reports 1st Quarter results

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    Shaw Communications Inc., the country’s largest cable television provider, has announced its financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year ending November 30, 2010. The company reported revenue for the three month period was $1.08 billion, up 19% over the same period last year. The...
  17. Canada's Largest Digital Service Providers

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    Digital Home routinely receives updates from Canada's largest Video, Voice, data and wireless providers informing us how successful they have been in signing up new customers and pronouncing themselves the industry leader. Every quarter, we bring this information together and find out which...
  18. Eastlink Cable going all digital in Sydney

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    EastLink Cable announced this week that its entire cable line-up in Sydney Nova Scotia will be available on digital cable within the next several months. To encourage subscribers to move from analog to digital cable, the company has also opened two stores where customers can pick up digital...
  19. Revenues continue to climb at Cogeco

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    Cogeco, the nation's fourth largest cable provider, today announced its financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year which ended November 30, 2009. Despite the severe recession Canadians find themselves in, Cogeco said overall revenue for the quarter increased by 6.4% from the...
  20. Cogeco revenues and income continue to climb

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    Cogeco, the nation's fourth largest cable provider, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and 2009 fiscal year which ended August 31, 2009. Despite the severe recession Canadians find themselves in, Cogeco said overall revenue for the fourth quarter increased by 8% from...
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