Canada Cable

Cord Cutters Are Snipping Cable, But Not Companies' Bottom Lines

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada Business

Streaming services really aren't hurting the cable giants too badly.

Canadians Finally Have Access To Cheap Cable

Ashley Redmond | Posted 03.01.2016 | Canada Living
Ashley Redmond

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.

Live TV Is Still Overwhelmingly Popular In Canada: Report

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2015 | Canada Business

The findings also noted a shift in how younger demographics are watching television.

Rogers Is Trying to Block You From Watching 'Hockey Night' Online

David Christopher | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Business
David Christopher

Rogers is gearing up to cut off millions of hockey fans from being able to watch Hockey Night in Canada online. Bell and Rogers are using their power and control over our media options to force Canadians into subscribing to what many now view as the outdated medium of TV.

The Nine Stages of Canadian Telecom Hell

David Martin | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Living
David Martin

I was now resigned to my fate. We weren't going to save much money and likely would have fewer channels. My instinct was confirmed when I received my first new Bell bill headed with the words: "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here." But I'm no quitter; I'm sure there's a third way out of this telecom hell.

We're More Hesitant To Pull The Plug Than Many People Think

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Watching television on the Internet is cheap and convenient, but so far only a small number of Canadians have cut the cord on traditional v...

The Next Media Gamechanger

Diane Francis | Posted 06.01.2013 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

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.

Where Have All the TVs Gone?

Will Straw, PhD | Posted 12.11.2011 | Canada
Will Straw, PhD

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 | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - Shaw Communications is launching a competitor to premium movie channels like TMN and Movie Central and the online stre...