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  1. Industry News
    Rogers Communications Inc. said today it will launch its commercial Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Ottawa this year. The launch comes after Rogers and its technology partner, Ericsson Canada, successfully conducted technical trials in Ottawa last...
  2. Industry News
    Wireless phone provider Public Mobile last week announced its service is now available in Markham and will be available in Richmond Hill and Vaughan in early May. Public launched in Toronto last summer and now has network coverage in the Greater Toronto area now stretches from Hamilton to...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Industry News
    Wireless phone provider Public Mobile has announced roaming coverage for its customers in most major cities in Ontario and Quebec, as well as areas in Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Alberta and B.C. beginning March 14th. To facilitate payment, every Public Mobile customer account will have a virtual...
  6. Industry News
    Cogeco and Corus Entertainment yesterday announced the sale of Corus' Quebec radio stations to Cogeco Inc. for $80 million has closed. The deal was approved by the CRTC in December after Cogeco agreed to establish a news agency called Cogeco Nouvelles, which will provide local stations with...
  7. Industry News
    This past Friday at 2:00pm, CTV's new Over-the-Air (OTA) transitional Digital Television transmitter in Montreal became operational. CFCF-DT, channel 51 and virtual channel 12.1, is the high definition version of Montreal top rated English language television. "We are enormously proud to...
  8. Industry News
    Bell today announced the launch of Bell Fibe TV, its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service, in select Toronto and Montréal neighbourhoods. Bell says it plans to have the service available to almost five million Canadian households by the end of 2015. Available programming on Fibe TV...
  9. Industry News
    The Telecommunications Alliance has announced that, as of last Saturday, the new 579 area code is now available for new telephone numbers in the 450 area code in Québec. The industry trade group says the increase in demand for new telephone numbers comes from the increased use of cell phones...
  10. Industry News
    Last month, at the Canadian Club in Toronto, George Cope President and CEO at Bell announced the official launch of Bell`s Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service, called FibeTV, would occur in Toronto and Montreal this summer. Ahead of the official launch in coming weeks, Bell has now...
  11. Industry News
    In early February, Bell announced a number of new fibre initiatives including the deployment of Fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) in Québec City and the introduction of Bell IPTV service in 2010. This week in a speech at the Canadian Club in Toronto, George Cope President and CEO at Bell confirmed the...
  12. Industry News
    Corus Entertainment announced today that AM Info690 Montréal and AM940 Montreal's Greatest Hits will cease operation on January 29 at 7 p.m. The company said the two AM stations were unprofitable and simply not viable anymore. The closure of French language AM radio stations should come as...
  13. OTA en français
    QC - Île de Montréal (centre et est) - Réception OTA Bonjour , Voici mon probleme j'ai acheté une antenne comme cella http://www.mgelectro.com/antenne_uhf_vhf_avec_rotateur_p11341.php. Mais je pogne pas les poste en VHF et la réception UHF n'est pas a son meilleur, apres plusieur manipulation...
  14. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    Astral Media, Canada's largest radio broadcaster, today announced the launch of its second, third and fourth commercial FM radio stations under license with Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Radio International. In early January 2009, the stations now known as 95 Crave (95.3 FM) in Vancouver, The...
  15. Antenna Research & Development
    I'm located near Montreal, and I would like to get US OTA on my TV. I can build an antenna by myself, but I could not install an antenna on the top of my building. I'm wondering if it's still worthy to try to build an indoor antenna in order to get US OTA.
  16. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    All existing phone numbers will retain the 514 area code and seven-digit number, but customers on the on the Island of Montréal requiring new numbers may receive the new 438 area code as of today. 514 numbers will continue to be assigned until there are none available.
  17. Apple Computing
    Montreal is set to get a new Apple store this week when the company opens its doors at 1321 Rue Ste-Catherine Ouest. The grand opening begins at 5:00pm and will continue to 10:00 pm. The store is Apple’s seventh in Canada, joining one in Vancouver, one in Edmonton, three in Toronto and one in...
  18. OTA Reception Results
    QC - Montreal (Eastern areas), Laval, Laurentides, Lanaudière - OTA I just plugged in an OTA antenna I picked up this afternoon and picked up Mountain Lake PBS in HD at 88%. I haven't even mounted the darn thing just layed it on my sofa facing the window!!! I will mount it temporarily outside...
  19. Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television
    My TV has a built in ATSC tuner and I'm wondering what the advantages (I'm sure there are a number) to owning a seperate box to handle things. Of course I read that the LG LST-4200A was the choice of champions (in the mini-FAQ) but are there any really compelling features that make it a must...
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