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  1. Blockbuster Canada going out of business

    Industry News
    Grant Thornton Ltd., the Receiver of Blockbuster Canada has announced the movie and video game rental chain is going out of business. After being pushed into receivership in May, the receiver closed approximately 150 of the Company's underperforming retail locations in June and continued to...
  2. HD Rental program no longer offered to new customers

    Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion
    Shaw's HD rental program (HD DCT or HD PVR) available to customer will no longer be offered to new customers. Existing customers who already have the terminals can continue to rent them but no new rentals will be available going forward. With the current prices it is recommended that customers...
  3. PVR Rentals suspended for the summer in all digital areas

    Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion
    Most major markets (all digital) will be suspending the $19.95 HD PVR rental program until the end of June. Once it commemnces again in July there will be a new program and the monthly rental will be $24.95 but I don't have any word on the model of DCT. Any customers who are on the old rental...
  4. Shaw launches HD DCT rental program

    Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion
    Starting Mar 10th customer can start renting HD DCT in all Shaw markets. In order to qualify customers must go on cheque free payment program. HD non-PVRs will all be Motorola 6100s rented for $12.95/month. HD PVRs will only be Pace PVR (Aspen in All digital or Tahoe/Whistler in non-all-digital)...