Tag Archives: Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) program

Community Manager gets Shaw to (briefly) re-open LTSS

Dear Minister Glover, I received a curious blog comment this week from a woman named Sherry. “(W)hy is Clinton,BC allowed to install LTSS for the next 4 days and no one else is allowed???”, said Sherry. After noting to Sherry … Continue reading

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The CRTC decides when the LTSS ends, not Shaw

Dear Minister Glover, Shaw announced this week that its Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) program will end on August 31, 2019. Problem is, Shaw doesn’t have the authority to make such a decision. Only the CRTC does. While it is … Continue reading

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Dude TV blog post #100: CRTC approves shut down of CBC TV analogue transmitters + Sign off from Steven

Dear Minister Moore, Hot summer we’re having, eh? Hope you and your dog are keepin’ cool. As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, the CRTC has approved CBC’s request to shut off its remaining analogue television transmitters and to not … Continue reading

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Part 3 – Shaw Direct: The Saviour of Free TV in Rural and Remote Canada?

Dear Minister Moore, Summer has arrived early, eh? Before I get to Part 3 of my review of Shaw’s Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) program, I’d first like to add something I forgot to mention in Part 2 of this … Continue reading

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Sample Shaw Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) application

Dear Minister Moore, In case you’re wondering, here is a sample Shaw LTSS application. Best, Steven

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Part 2 – Shaw Direct: The Saviour of Free TV in Rural and Remote Canada?

Dear Minister Moore, Writing with a follow up regarding Shaw’s Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) program. As I noted in my previous post on this topic, my parents were able to eventually obtain a free satellite dish, receiver and installation … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Shaw Direct: The Saviour of Free TV in Rural and Remote Canada?

Dear Minister Moore, Ever tried channel surfing in a one TV channel town? It’s doable but not much fun. You just end up back at the same channel. Channel surfing hasn’t been the same at my parents’ place in Denbigh, … Continue reading

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