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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Industry News
    For the second consective season, Edmonton Oilers fans will have a chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at their team in six-part, one-hour documentary series starting October 21st. Oil Change: Overdrive follows the Oilers on the ice, in the dressing room and away from the rink both at home...
  4. 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...
  5. Industry News
    Shaw Cable has announced that its Whole Home PVR solution, first introduced last month in Calgary, is now available in Edmonton. The Shaw Gateway is a digital set top box which connects to the coaxial cable coming into your home and acts as a server or central hub to the rest of the system...
  6. Shaw Gateway
    Announced today by Shaw Discuss the Gateway here
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    Just seven months after it went on-air in Edmonton, Harvard Broadcasting owned CKEA-FM has switched its format from adult album alternative format to soft adult contemporary. Targeting Adults 25 to 54, the station formerly known as 95.7 The Sound, the station will now be known as Lite 95.7...
  11. Industry News
    Just seven months after it went on-air in Edmonton, Harvard Broadcasting owned CKEA-FM has switched its format from adult album alternative format to soft adult contemporary. Targeting Adults 25 to 54 in Canada's sixth largest city, the station formerly known as 95.7 The Sound, the station will...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. Industry News
    Astral Radio has announced that EZ Rock 104.9 in Edmonton has been re-branded 104-9 Virgin Radio. The station will be competing with two other hit music stations in the market: The Bounce 91.7 FM and Hot 107. Taking over the morning hosting duties will be Pepper and Dylan who were previously...
  15. Industry News
    Mobilicity announced today that it will be launching its 3G Wireless service in Edmonton on Wednesday November 17th. The company says Edmontonians will be able to purchase its phones and plans from over 20 local points of distribution, including its corporate store, as well as online beginning...
  16. Wind Mobile
    Edmontonians will be able to purchase Mobilicity phones and plans tomorrow from over 20 local points of distribution, including its corporate store, exclusive Mobilicity dealers, national retailers and other non-exclusive dealers, as well as online. The carrier will more than double its retail...
  17. 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...
  18. Industry News
    Radio station Magic 99, call letters CHMC-FM, in Edmonton is gone today, replaced by Up! 99.3 FM. The Rawlco owned radio station which began in 2005 as a smooth Jazz station, appealing to Adults 25-54, has switched to a soft pop/rock format. The move came after an August 31st broadcasting...
  19. Industry News
    Starting this week, CBC affiliates CBXT in Edmonton and CBKT in Regina have been added to the Bell Satellite TV (BSTV) service. CBC Edmonton, identified as CBC-E, will air on channel 230 while CBC Regina, identified as CBC-R will air on channel 247. "We're delighted to be working with Bell on...
  20. Industry News
    Rogers Broadcasting has announced the purchase of radio stations in London Ontario and Edmonton Alberta from Chum Radio. On Monday, Rogers said it would purchase London radio station BOB-FM (CHST-FM). On Tuesday, the company announced it was buying Bounce (CHBN-FM) in Edmonton. The acquisition...
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