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  1. Basketball and Toronto Raptors Discussion

    What's On In Sports?
    TSN Unveils 41-Game Toronto Raptors Regular Season Broadcast Schedule TSN’s regular season coverage begins with the Raptors’ season opener at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET. TSN 1050 Toronto provides live coverage of all of TSN’s 41 regular season...
  2. PlayStation Virtual Reality Launches in Canada at Best Buy

    Industry News
    “PlayStation virtual reality!” heralded a passing child to the lineup outside of the  Best Buy  at Bay and Dundas in Toronto. And based on the huge line that formed outside the store late Wednesday night, the kids aren’t the only ones who know what's up with Sony Playstation VR.   As of...
  3. Wind Mobile Launches Cellular Service in Toronto Subway

    Industry News
    Toronto Mayor John Tory, the Toronto Transit Commission and Wind Mobile announced this morning that starting today, Wind customers will be able to use their cellphones underground. Currently, WiFi is available on many of Toronto’s subway platforms, but cellular service has remained elusive...
  4. Any interest in a Toronto OTA meet up?

    Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television
    We cut the cable more than two years ago and think it's great. I think it would be interesting to meet other folks who are thinking of cutting the cable or have already done so. Any interest in setting up an OTA meet up in Toronto?
  5. Good/fairly inexpensive installer in the Toronto area?

    HDTV: Front/Rear Projection Screens & Televisions
    Hey all, Spent the entire day searching and reading and searching and reading (the internet as a whole, but google of course led me here more than a few times) ... I'm moving into a new condo on the 30th with an 18.9' living room, so of course I'm going front projector all the way (w/ a 9.2...
  6. Metro opens 9 Mobilicity kiosks in select stores

    Industry News
    Grocery giant Metro and Mobilicity today announced a test-pilot program that would see the opening of Mobilicity wireless kiosks in nine Metro grocery stores in Ottawa and Toronto. The young wireless company currently offers wireless plans in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver...
  7. Rogers announces a further expansion of its LTE Wireless service

    Industry News
    Rogers Wireless today announced the expansion of its next generation 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network service into more cities surrounding the Greater Toronto Area and surrounding Vancouver. For consumers who invest in new LTE wireless smartphones and tablets, LTE technology...
  8. Scarborough to get a new Ethnic FM Radio station

    AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    In a broadcasting decision handed down today, the CRTC has approved an application by Subanasiri Vaithilingam for a broadcasting licence to operate a commercial ethnic FM radio programming undertaking in Scarborough, Ontario. The commission says the new station must be operational within 24...
  9. Scarborough to get a new Ethnic FM Radio station

    Industry News
    In a broadcasting decision handed down today, the CRTC has approved an application by Subanasiri Vaithilingam for a broadcasting licence to operate a commercial ethnic FM radio programming undertaking in Scarborough, Ontario. Scarborough, a popular destination for new immigrants to Canada, is a...
  10. Public Mobile adds U.S. Roaming

    Wind Mobile
    Public Mobile today announced it has expanded its roaming coverage to the United States. The company's U.S. roaming rates will be the same as in Canada, 15 cents a minute to send or receive a call. Incoming texts are free and outgoing texts are 15-cents. Public Mobile’s U.S. roaming partner is...
  11. Public Mobile now offers U.S. Roaming

    Industry News
    Public Mobile, providers of low cost wireless service in Toronto and Montreal , today announced it has expanded its roaming coverage to the United States. The company's U.S. roaming rates will be the same as in Canada, 15 cents a minute to send or receive a call. Incoming texts are free and...
  12. Primus building 8th data centre in Markham Ontario

    Industry News
    Primus Business Services, a division of Primus Canada Inc., has announced that construction has begun on a new Data Centre in Markham Ontario which the company says is necessary to meet business demand in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The first phase of the 30,000 square foot GTA Data Centre...
  13. Leaked document shows Public Mobile has over 150,000 Customers

    Industry News
    Privately owned Public Mobile, providers of low cost wireless service in Toronto and Montreal, now has over 150,000 subscribers according to a leaked document that was forwarded to the Mobile Syrup blog. The internal document, penned by the CEO of Public Mobile Alek Krstajic, said that...
  14. Another stiff price increase at Toronto Hydro comes into effect today

    Industry News
    Toronto Hydro will be changing to winter pricing today and will be increasing its Regulated Price Plan (RPP) rates by 0.3 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) for the first 1000 kWh of electricity consumed each month and 0.4 cents per kWh for any additional usage. . Customers on Time-of-use (TOU)...
  15. CBC Radio draws more than 6.1 million listeners a week

    Industry News
    Listenership was up in September CBC Radio across Canada, with particularly strong showings in Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto, and for the network overall, according to PPM results. CBC Radio One captured a 9.2 share, its highest since November 2009, while CBC Radio 2 captured a 2.5 share in...
  16. CityNews Channel launches on Rogers digital cable today

    Industry News
    Rogers Media today launch CityNews Channel, a 24/7 English language news station, on its Rogers Digital Cable service. Programming for the station will consist primarily of of simulcasts from other CityTV stations along with live audio from Rogers 680News. During the day, CityNews will...
  17. Rogers LTE Network goes live in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver

    Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless
    Rogers Communications Inc. announced today its Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network service is now live Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. The company had previously launched its LTE network launched in Ottawa on July 7th. The company says that 5.5 million of Canada’s 33 million people now...
  18. Rogers LTE Network goes live in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver

    Industry News
    Rogers Communications Inc. announced today its Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network service is now live Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. The company had previously launched its LTE network launched in Ottawa on July 7th. The company says that 5.5 million of Canada's 33 million people now...
  19. New area codes for GTA starting in 2013

    Industry News
    In a press release this week, The Telecommunications Alliance announced two new area codes will be introduced in the Greater Toronto Area in 2013. Sharp eyed readers asked Digital Home if these were new announcements or simply a rehash of earlier pronouncements. The answer is they were simply...
  20. Dan Dunleavy joins Talk Radio AM640 for Leafs broadcasts

    Industry News
    Talk Radio AM640 and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment have announced that Dan Dunleavy will join the station's Maple Leaf broadcast team effective Monday, September 19, 2011. Dunleavy will share play-by-play duties with Joe Bowen, host all pre-game shows when the Maple Leafs are on home ice...
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