Telecommunications Industry News
Western Canadaâ€™s leading telecommunications carrier, Telus Corp., has released its 'Optik' IPTV service in the Northern BC city of Prince George.
Telus Mobility has revealed plans to launch two Windows Phone 7-based smartphones, the LG Optimus 7 and HTC 7 Surround, on November 8.
CityTV, a broadcast television network owned by Rogers Communications, has launched its own Apple iPad application, allowing Canadian iPad users to watch a wide selection of programming, including hit shows like Biggest Loser and 30 Rock, for free.
The popular internet-based movie subscription service, Netflix, is now available in Canada, bringing a new player to the country's fast-changing media and entertainment market.
A week after buying broadcaster, CTV, Bell Canada has officially launched Fibe TV, a subscription IPTV offering similar to Telus Corp.'s Optik service.
Saskatchewan's incumbent telephone provider, SaskTel, has announced plans to upgrade its digital television service.
Vancouver-based telecommunications giant, Telus Corp., now has upwards of 228,000 television subscribers in B.C. and Alberta, almost doubling its customer base from 115,000 a year ago.
Telus Optik TV subscribers can now use an Xbox 360 device as a digital set-top box, thanks to a collaboration between Telus and Xbox manufacturer, Microsoft.
America's leading broadcasting network, CBS, is moving to make its TV shows available over the internet.
As many as 875,000 Canadian households are not prepared for the country's impending switch to digital television, according to Canada's broadcasting regulator, the CRTC.
The National Film Board of Canada has introduced a new version of its award-winning iPhone application specifically for Apple iPad users.
Bell Canada and Shaw Communications broadcast parts of this weekend's Masters golf tournament in 3-D, making them the first Canadian pay-TV operators to take advantage of the new technology.
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Edited by Jeremy Maddock