Tag Archives: LTSS

LTSS Groundhog Days?

Dear Minister Rodriguez, As noted in my previous post, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2019-267 suggested that Shaw Direct’s LTSS would continue until at least November 30, 2019. After congratulating the CRTC and Shaw on the move, both replied that in fact … Continue reading

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Shaw Direct’s LTSS extended until at least November 30, 2019

Dear Minister Rodriguez, Writing to advise that the CRTC administratively-renewed Shaw Direct’s licence today until November 30, 2019, “subject to the same terms and conditions as those in effect under the current licenc(e)”. This means that Shaw’s no-fee Local Television … Continue reading

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Shaw Direct planning to “terminate” its no-fee Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) August 31, 2019

Dear Minister Rodriguez, Congrats on your 2018 appointment as Minister of Canadian Heritage. Writing with regards to CRTC Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2019-107 that includes the licence renewal request by Shaw Direct (Star Choice Television Network). As part of … Continue reading

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Part II: Select LTSSers Required to Buy New Receiver to watch SRC

Dear Minister Glover, Called Shaw Direct again tonight about SRC Ottawa (704) with a great solution c/o of Dad. Since he can no longer receive 704 due to changes to the ANIK F2 satellite, why doesn’t Shaw just send us … Continue reading

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Part I: Select LTSSers Required to Buy New Receiver to watch SRC

Dear Minister Glover, I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving. Writing with regards to a troubling development related to Shaw Direct’s Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) program. My dad mentioned to me recently that he could no longer watch Télé … Continue reading

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1 week left to apply to Shaw’s Local Television Satellite Solution

Dear Minister Glover, A quick reminder that Canadians have one week left to apply to Shaw’s Local Television Satellite Solution. Question is, was it worth it? Steven

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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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Phase 3 of Let’s Talk TV: Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2014-190

Dear Minister Glover, Long time. As part of Phase 3 of the CRTC’s “Talk TV” initiative, the Commission is asking Canadians about the value of OTA TV in Canada with respect to access to local TV stations and whether OTA … Continue reading

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Last month to apply to Shaw’s Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) program

    Dear Minister Glover, As you may know, November 2013 is the last month for Canadians to apply to Shaw’s twice extended Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS). Please help spread the word so more Canadians can regain access to … Continue reading

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Help notify Canadians about Shaw’s Local Television Satellite Solution before November 30, 2013

Dear Minister Glover, First, congratulations on your post as the new Minister of Canadian Heritage. Writing with regards to a little program Shaw unleashed in 2011 as per the CRTC’s approval of its purchase of CanWest Global. Amongst the horse … Continue reading

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