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  1. Industry News
    In financial results released today, Telus announced that. as of September 30, 2011, the company had 453,000 television subscribers in Western Canada. That number is up 70.3% from 266,000 at September 30, 2010 and up more than 230% from 137,000 on September 30, 2009. Telus offers two types...
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    Telus Corporation today reported its financial results and subscriber counts for the third quarter of 2011. The company reported operating revenues of $2.6 billion for the quarter, up 6.5% from the same quarter a year earlier. Net income $326 million, up a whopping 30% from $251 million in same...
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    Since HDDTV is 'line of sight' many of us have lost our old analog channels whose signals found their way to our antenna (e.g. CBC, Global).
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    MTS today announced that subscriptions to the NHL Centre Ice sports programming package are now available on its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service For $200, MTS Ultimate TV subscribers will be able to view up to 40 out-of-market games a week throughout the 2011-12 regular season. The...
  5. Industry News
    As Digital Home approaches its tenth anniversary in December, we'd like say happy anniversary to one of the most talked about consumer electronic devices on our website over the last decade. Happy 10th Anniversary to the Personal Video Recorder (PVR) in Canada! The first PVR in Canada, the Bell...
  6. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Nine out of ten Canadians (89%) subscribed to television services (cable, satellite or IPTV) during the Spring of 2011 while 7% received their TV services over-the-air (OTA) and 2% did not own televisions at all according to a report released this week.
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    Nine out of ten Canadians (89%) subscribed to television services (cable, satellite or IPTV) during the Spring of 2011 while 7% received their TV services over-the-air (OTA) and 2% did not own televisions at all according to a report released this week. The report entitled "Navigating...
  8. Industry News
    In financial results released recently, Telus announced that as of June 30, 2010, the company had over 403,000 television subscribers in Western Canada. That number is up 28% from 314,000 at the end of 2010 and up more than 75% from 228,000 on June 30,2010. Telus offers two types of...
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    BabyTV, a 24-hour commercial free television channel for infants and toddlers has been added to Telus's Optik TV line-up. The station is now available in English and Mandarin to Optik Family theme pack subscribers and in French as part of Telus’ Famille pack. BabyTV features short-form...
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    In financial results released today BCE said it continues to expand its Internet Protocol Television capable footprint in communities across Ontario and Québec. During the first three months of 2011, the Bell IPTV footprint grew by 60% to encompass more than 800,000 households in Toronto and...
  11. Industry News
    Following a recent upgrade to the software that drives its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service, MTS has announced a new feature called "MY PVR." The MY PVR service enables MTS television customers to add, change or delete video recordings on their Whole Home PVR (Personal Video...
  12. Industry News
    Bell Aliant today announced the launch of FibreOP 2.0 in New Brunswick. Features of the upgraded service include faster internet service and the introduction of Microsoft Mediaroom on its television set top boxes, the same software used by Bell, MTS and Telus. “We’ve taken a great product and...
  13. Industry News
    Bell Aliant said today it will spend $22 million in order to bring a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network to approximately 60,000 homes and businesses in St. John's Newfoundland. FTTH connectivity is notable because it allows telecommunications providers to offer numerous services such as high...
  14. Industry News
    In an email sent to its customers, MTS has announced it will update the Microsoft Mediaroom software that drives its MTS Ultimate Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service, to Version 2.0 throughout the month of April. In addition to a change in how the menu options are laid out on screen...
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    In its tenth year, Digital Home’s readership continues to expand and membership in our Digital Forum continues to grow. The result is the demand for more discussion areas also continues to grow therefore we are pleased to announce the creation of our new Internet Television forum. The...
  16. Industry News
    Starting today,Telus Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) subscribers will have a new application installed on their set top boxes which will enable them to view their Facebook page on their television. The new Facebook IPTV app, which can be activated through the Optik TV menu, lets users see...
  17. Industry News
    Bell Aliant said today it will spend $7 million in order to bring a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network to approximately 14,000 homes and businesses in Truro Nova Scotia. FTTH connectivity is notable because it allows telecommunications providers to offer numerous services such as high definition...
  18. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    In an effort to stem the losses in landline and long distance telephone revenue, the telecommunications giants are fighting back by trying to lure the cable company’s television subscribers by offering IPTV – or Internet Protocol television – a technology that enables delivering television...
  19. Industry News
    The South Asian community in Western Canada received some good news today when the Asian Television Network (ATN) announced that Telus will be adding eleven ATN channels to its line-up. With nineteen channels from ATN, Telus Optik TV now has more South Asian Television stations than any service...
  20. Industry News
    Optik TV, Telus' Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service, has recently updated the firmware that powers its digital television receivers to Microsoft Mediaroom 2.02. Digital Home readers have complemented Telus on some of the new features, such as the ability to record programs from...
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