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  1. IPTV in Canada: An update

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    Had Telus Optik TV (e.g. IPTV via mediaroom) earlier this year ... Shaw Gateway kicks its butt and is less buggy .... (any multiroom solution out there is still buggy fyi but Shaw Gateway is the least buggy)
  2. Number of Telus TV subscribers up 70% in last year

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    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...
  3. Telus TV adds eleven channels to its multicultural line-up

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    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...
  4. Telus TV users complain of poor picture quality after firmware update

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    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...
  5. Telus TV tops 300,000 subscribers

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    In financial results released today, Telus announced that as of December 31, 2010, the company had over 314,000 television subscribers in Western Canada. That number is up 85% from 170,000 at the end of 2009. Telus offers two types of television service in Western Canada. The first is a...
  6. Telus TV has 314,000 subs

    Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)
    In financial statements released today Telus said Telus TV had net additions of 48,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2010. As of December 31st, 2010, the Telus TV subscriber base stood at 314,000, up 85% from 170,000 at the end of 2009. The company did not break out how many were IPTV...
  7. Telus posts fourth quarter results

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    Telus Corporation last week reported its financial results and subscriber counts for the fourth quarter of 2010. The company reported operating revenues of $2.55 billion for the quarter, up 4.4 percent from the same quarter a year earlier, thanks to a nine percent growth in wireless revenue and...
  8. Telus IPTV to air Sportsnet One beginning next week

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    Telus announced today that Rogers Sportsnet One will be launching on its IPTV television service on September 22nd. The station will not be carried at this time on Telus satellite tv. The announcement comes just one day after Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct said they would be carrying the channel...
  9. High Fidelity HD Channels come to Optik TV

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    Four high definition channels from High Fidelity HDTV are now available on optik TV, Telus' Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service in B.C. and Alberta. The new channels, which can be found on channel on 643 through 646, are Oasis HD, Treasure HD, RadX and Treasure HD. Oasis HD is a...
  10. Telus TV Subscribers up 98% in last year

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    In financial results released last week, Telus announced that as of June 30th, the company had over 228,000 television subscribers in Western Canada. That number is up over 98% from the same time in 2009. Telus offers two types of television service in Western Canada. The first is a rebranded...
  11. Telus reports second quarter financial results

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    Telus Corporation last week reported its financial results and subscriber counts for the second quarter of 2010. The company reported operating revenues of $2.398 billion for the quarter, down 0.9% from the same quarter a year earlier, however, net income jumped 21.3% in the quarter to $296...
  12. Telus TV lets you use your XBOX 360 as a digital set top box

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    Telus this week unveiled a great new feature for its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service which allows Telus TV - recently rebranded as Optik TV - subscribers to use an XBOX 360 as a secondary digital set top box. The company says it’s the first broadcast distributor in North America to...
  13. iPhone app lets Optik TV customers create recordings remotely

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    Starting tomorrow, Telus will begin offering Optik TV customers the ability to schedule recordings and manage their PVRs library of shows from their iPhone or a web browser. In addition, to managing recording, the iPhone app and web interface allows Telus TV to view and search the interactive...
  14. Telus to broadcast World Cup final in 3D

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    Telus announced today that it will broadcast the final two games of the 2010 World Cup Soccer Championship in 3D. The broadcasts will be pickups from ESPN's new 3D Channel in the U.S. In order to watch the 3D broadcasts, Telus TV subscribers will also need a 3DTV and special 3D glasses. If you...
  15. Telus TV rebranded Optik TV

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    Telus today announced that its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service in B.C. and Alberta, previously known as Telus TV, will now be known as Optik TV. The company's IPTV offerings are similar to digital cable or satellite television except that tv signals are distributed to viewers using...
  16. Telus TV now has 200,000 subscribers

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    In financial results released today, Telus announced that as of March 31st, the company had over 200,000 television subscribers in Western Canada. That number is up over 100% from less than 100,000 at the same time in 2009. Telus offers two types of television service in Western Canada. The...
  17. Telus reports first quarter financial results

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    Telus Corporation today reported its financial results and subscriber counts for the first quarter of 2010. The company reported operating revenues of $2.375 billion for the quarter, unchanged from the same quarter a year earlier, while net income fell 16.8% in the quarter to $268 million, down...
  18. Telus TV and High speed) vs. Bell vs. Shaw

    Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    I just moved to Vancouver and had Bell Express Vu HD in the past as well as Sky HD in the UK. I found the latter 2 comparable. I think Bell has a great interface and is very reliable. I do not particularly enjoy the Shaw interface and Telus is a bit of a wild card. Am leaning toward Telus (TV -...
  19. Vancouver's CKVU HD now on local cable systems

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    Citytv officially announced today that its local over-the-air (OTA) high definition television station in Vancouver is now available to local cable and IPTV subscribers. CKVU-HD, which is owned by Rogers Broadcasting, is simulcasting the same programming currently on the analog version of...
  20. Telus will spend $650 million in Alberta to expand service

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    Telus says it will spend $650 million in Alberta this year in an effort to upgrade and expand its wireline and wireless broadband services in that province. Company president and CEO, Darren Entwistle says the spending will enable the company to offer high definition capabilities to more of...
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