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New Dish (Bell) Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR System • Shaw Gateway – Telus Optik TV Killer

Look out Shaw Gateway and Telus Optik, Dish Network just introduced a 3 tuner networked PVR at CES today called Hopper with thin-client servers called Joey’s.  Dish satellite equipment (echostar) is used by Bell north of the border so it’s … Continue reading

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Shaw Gateway and Portal System Hands On – First Look

I got my first hands on look at the Shaw Gateway and Portal System today and overall was quite impressed with the look of Shaw’s Newest Cable Box. The Shaw Gateway and Portal System is Shaw’s competitive offering to Telus … Continue reading

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Shaw Drops the Ball and Almost Loses $45,000 in Business!

It’s odd that a company in very competitive market, spending millions of dollars on marketing to attract new business is so quick to dismiss a new business inquiry by telling the person inquiring on the other end of the phone … Continue reading

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When’s a Shaw DVR iPad App Coming?

Last November (2010) Comcast a USA Cable Service Provider launched their Xfinity TV iphone and iPad App for DVR Control and a month later a streaming video app to allow Comcast shows to stream directly to the iPad.  Comcast uses … Continue reading

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Telus TV Hits 300,000 Subscribers

What a difference a year makes.  Last year at this time Telus TV had approximately 137,000 subscribers.  After an equipment and infrastructure upgrade followed by an aggressive pricing and promotion campaign Telus TV became Optik TV in the spring of … Continue reading

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