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Digital Canada 150: ON or OFF? blog

Hello Minister Joly, Click below for my Digital Canada 150 blog where I’ll be bloggin’ until at least Canada Day. Steven

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Skinny Basic a boon for OTA?

Dear Minister Joly, Congrats on the new gig. Now that Phase I of the CRTC’s Skinny Basic is in place, I wonder if this just might be the break that (over-the-air) OTA TV in Canada has been waiting for. While … Continue reading

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Godspeed You! TV User

Dear Minister Glover, More Let’s Talk TV regulatory decision M&M’s were doled out today by CRTC Chairman Blais. I’m a TV delivery/carriage guy, as you know, so while the day was more about TV content regs, Chairman Blais’ mention of … Continue reading

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$5 Bucks, $5 Bucks, $5 Bucks!

 *Update: Shortly after posting this, I noticed that Bell Mobile TV is now $5 for 5 hours of TV/month instead of the 10 hours per month that was included up until a week or two ago. *Update: Bell has advised … Continue reading

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Magic Items

Dear Minister Glover, There were a series of important TV announcements in London, Ontario this morning. Of particular note to this here blog was mention of the future status of OTA TV in Canada. CRTC Chairman Blais can take it … Continue reading

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New OTA DTV station available in GTA care of multicasting by Sinclair

Dear Minister Glover, Happy New Year. Time to rescan your OTA DTV tuner. Writing with regards to a new TV station that is available by antenna in the Greater Toronto Area (and elsewhere) care of Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s WUTV Buffalo … Continue reading

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Future Shop is selling a DTV Converter/PVR? Wha!?

Dear Minister Glover, You can rest assured that this is not a sponsored post based on how long Future Shop (owned by Best Buy) took to respond to my product questions.  I am glad and appreciative that they finally did. … Continue reading

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