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Canadians Finally Have Access To Cheap Cable

Canadians pay among the highest amount in the world for wireless service. For example, for a basic plan that includes texting, data and talking minutes the average in other industrialized countries is $22 per month; whereas in Canada we pay $37.29 a month. The story is similar for cable and internet. As a consumer you can only be taken advantage of by a corporation for so long -- there comes a point where you can't take it anywhere. We've reached that point.

The Next Media Gamechanger

The biggest heist in history was when newspapers and magazines allowed Google to "crawl" their content to readers, to pay nothing and to sell ads around their stories. Google became, in other words, the ubiquitous newspaper right under the noses of proprietors who should have charged.
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Still Glued To The Boob Tube

MONTREAL - Live TV, such as sporting events, will keep the vast majority of Canadian viewers from "cutting the cord" on traditional TV services in 2013, says Deloitte Canada.Deloitte Canada is predict...

Where Have All the TVs Gone?

Like the disappearance of the landline telephone, the withering of cable will be less about long-time subscribers making a bold shift than about successive generations below them simply failing to sign up for a service they see as an unnecessary encumbrance.

Shaw Launches Netflix Rival

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - Shaw Communications is launching a competitor to premium movie channels like TMN and Movie Central and the online streaming service Netflix. The Shaw Movie Club will of...