Tag Archives: PVR

50% of U.S. Homes Have a PVR

Does anybody watch Live TV anymore? According to a survey by Leichtman Research Group (LRG),  Almost half (47%) of U.S. homes have at least one PVR and 23 percent have a PVR on more than one set.  PVR sales are beginning to … Continue reading

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Shaw’s New Gateway Now Available in Edmonton

Shaw’s answer to Telus Optik TV is now available to Shaw Customers in Edmonton Alberta. The Shaw Gateway is whole house, multi-room DVR platform based on the Arris Moxi Box platform.  The Shaw Gateway officially launched in Calgary last month … Continue reading

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iPad Changes the Way we Watch TV

You would think that from all the advertising and hype about iPads, Playbooks and other tablet computers that everybody’s got one of these shinny, new, high tech gadgets but a recent survey indicates that only about 5% percent of North … Continue reading

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Shaw Introduces a New High End Cable Box to Compete with Telus

As mentioned in a previous post last month cable wars are poised to take off again this Spring and Summer between Shaw Cable and Telus Optik TV.  Last year Telus launched it’s new Optik TV Service with a media and … Continue reading

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2012 – End of the TV Era as we Know It

The Nielsen Company announced that the estimated number of TV households will drop for the first time in 20 years from 115.9 million (98.9%) to 114.7 million (96.7%) in 2012. The 1.2 million drop in numbers is largely due to … Continue reading

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