Tag Archives: TVO

10th anniversary of Dude, Where’s My TV?

Dear Minister Guilbeault, May 15, 2010 marked the first post to this blog. At the time, I was primarily concerned about how Canada’s approach to its 700 MHz spectrum auction and transition to digital over-the-air (OTA) television might affect household … Continue reading

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TVO OTA SOS

Dear Minister Joly, Today is the day that TVO, Ontario’s educational public television broadcaster, had originally scheduled to shut down eight of its nine over-the-air (OTA) digital television transmitters. At the time of the announcement in January 2017, TVO’s CEO Lisa … Continue reading

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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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BREAKING NEWS: TVO to abandon over-the-air broadcasting in analogue markets

Dear Minister Moore, TVO, Ontario’s public educational broadcaster, has announced it will end over-the-air television broadcasting in existing analogue markets. According to an April, 2012 TVO Update, 100 LPRT analogue television transmitters will be decommissioned “immediately”. 14 Medium/High Power transmitters … Continue reading

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Last Channel Standing

Hi Minister Moore, After waiting almost seven weeks for Canadian television broadcasters to work out the kinks in their digital transmitters, I’m writing to advise that Global TV is the last OTA channel standing in Denbigh, Ontario. No other OTA … Continue reading

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Less than one week to Canada’s digital television transition!

Dear Minister Moore, A quick post from the Ottawa Valley to wish you a happy 1 week until the DTV transition. If the transition tweaks still being made by CHCH and TVO are any indication, next week should be very … Continue reading

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Hello TVO, bye bye CHCH

Source: logopedia Dear Minister Moore, Writing with a good news/bad news OTA TV update. I’ll give you the bad news first. The bad news is that I’m no longer able to watch CHCH television. I’ve been unable to receive it … Continue reading

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TVO Goes Digital OTA Next Week

Dear Minister Moore, Next week will be a big one for TVO. The Ontario provincial educational broadcaster will be “live-cutting” from analogue to digital in nine of its television markets. While other Canadian broadcasters started (low power) digital over-the-air (OTA) … Continue reading

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cartt.ca article re-post: Cord-Cutting: Figuring out the OTA option isn’t easy

Hello Minister Moore, Mr. @gregobr asked me to write a report on the status of OTA DTV signals in sample cities across Canada for cartt.ca. Re-posting the article here, with permission. Feel free to add info about the status of … Continue reading

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3 Months until Canada’s digital television transition

Dear Minister Moore, A quick note to wish you a Happy 3 Months Until Canada’s DTV Transition. May was a comparatively good month with regards to educating the public about the transition. Better late than never. There is room for … Continue reading

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