Cord Cutting

Cord-Cutting In Canada 7 Times Faster Than Last Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.12.2015 | Canada Business

Canadian TV viewers have been ditching their cable and satellite TV subscriptions at a pace that’s nearly seven times faster than last year, a new a...

Cable TV Losing Customers 6 Times As Fast As Last Year

CBC | Posted 10.09.2015 | Canada Business

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 Londo...

Canadians Cutting The Cord Six Times Faster This Year Than Last

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.13.2015 | Canada Business

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 Pr...

Cord-Cutting Ramping Up As More People Flee Traditional TV

CBC | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Business

In living rooms across the country, viewers are cutting ties with conventional television and hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake. A new re...

Canadians Can't Take Any More Telecom Price Hikes, Study Warns

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Business

There has been “a sharp increase in prices” in telecom services, and with an economic slowdown and growing debt burdens hanging over consumers, Ca...

CBC Report: Growing Number Of Canadians Cutting Traditional Television

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada Business

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.

Internet Bills To Rise As Cable TV Heads Into ‘Veritable Bloodbath'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Business

Cord-cutting, combined with more consumer-friendly rules from the CRTC, will send Canada’s telecoms into a TV-services “bloodbath” from which th...

Cord-Cutting Accelerates In Canada

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.13.2015 | Canada Business

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 d...

Cord-Cutting Reaches A Tipping Point

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada Business

For the first time ever, the number of households in Canada paying for TV has shrunk, raising the possibility that the phenomenon of cord-cutting has ...

Rogers Losing TV Subscribers; Is Wireless Next?

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A combination of fewer wireless customers switching carriers and a lack of flashy new smartphones were a drag on the wireless division of Ro...

R.I.P. Land Line, Watch Out Cable TV

CP | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL — More Canadians are abandoning traditional telephones and TV services, reflecting a growing trend prompted by changing lifestyles, accordi...

Bad News For Cord-Cutters

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Business

Here’s some bad news for cable TV cord-cutters: You likely won’t be able to watch your favourite TV shows (legally) online for much longer. Can...

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.

Who's Still Paying For TV?

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Another new poll suggests so-called cord cutting may be growing in Canada.Nearly a quarter of the respondents in an online survey conducted ...

This Poll Is Seriously Bad News For Cable TV Companies

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - One in seven Canadians say they're either somewhat or very likely to quit their TV service and opt for free or cheaper alternatives, accordi...

Rogers Preps A Netflix Killer

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Rogers is preparing to launch an online streaming service in the coming months that would compete with Netflix, according to a report in the...

LOOK: Canadians' Changing Telecom Habits

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - More Canadians are moving online to watch TV and listen to radio and choosing wireless over landlines for phone service, says the country's t...

These TV Providers Are Bleeding Customers Thanks To Cord-Cutting

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

Five of Canada’s largest cable and satellite TV providers saw a drop in subscribers in the second quarter of 2013, Ottawa-based Boon Dog Professiona...

More Canadians To Cut Cable In 2012

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Somewhere in the ballpark of 100,000 Canadian households are estimated to have cut the cord in the past year, choosing to drop their expensi...

Canadians Cutting The Cord From Cable TV

The Globe and Mail | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business

Ms. Diaz Halminen, whose family gets by with a digital antenna, an Apple TV and a Netflix subscription, is among a new breed of gadget-savvy viewers w...