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Video killed the radio in 1979, now in 2017 our generation is killing traditional television viewing with a steady decline in cable subscription as more Canadians use their online devices (and televisions) to stream digital content from services such as Netflix, Crave and Amazon Prime Video.
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For $35 a month, YouTube subscribers will be able to replace cable TV.
And some customers are not happy.
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But cord-cutting still isn't hurting cable company profits in Canada.
Maybe they can, but they haven't yet.
CBC ran a story this weekend about HBO's angry letter blitz, where the network has been sending out copyright notices to Canadians asking them to please stop pirating Game of Thrones. There are plenty of legit ways to get the acclaimed fantasy adventure show, the network says -- except that there aren't.
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Regulator has received complaints about skinny basic cable's implementation.
"There's nothing good on TV these days."
David Stevens loves his Rogers cable TV package. "We are able to customize the channels that we watch and only pay for those channels," says the London, Ont., resident. If you're hoping for the same...
Canadian TV providers are losing customers six times faster this year than they did last year, according to new research from Ottawa-based Boon Dog Professional Services. The research firm’s latest st...
There has been “a sharp increase in prices” in telecom services, and with an economic slowdown and growing debt burdens hanging over consumers, Canadians will be in no mood for more, a new study says....
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The May 2015 report said more than half of Canadians currently without cable television have "cut the cord," meaning they had a television subscription and cancelled it.
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Cord-cutting, combined with more consumer-friendly rules from the CRTC, will send Canada’s telecoms into a TV-services “bloodbath” from which they will recover by raising prices for internet services,...
TORONTO - A new report says more Canadians are choosing to cancel their cable TV and satellite packages and there's no sign of the migration slowing down.The Convergence Consulting Group says about 95...