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illico 4K UHD: THE first UHD DVR in Canada

Videotron has passed a major technological milestone by becoming the first telecommunications provider in Canada to commercially release an ultra-high-definition (UHD) set-top box across its entire service area. Combined with Videotron’s network capabilities, the set-top box will enable Videotron customers who have purchased a UHD television set to begin viewing content in UHD format when the service launches by summer’s …

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CRTC requires that Videotron better serve Greater Montreal communities

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that Videotron’s community channel MAtv must take concrete steps to better serve the diverse cultural communities in Greater Montreal. Furthermore, the CRTC has granted Videotron permission to launch an English-language community channel in Montreal.

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Rogers Transforms the TV Playground with Launch of Kids Zone

Rogers Communications, today puts families first with the launch of Rogers Kids Zone, a go-to hub for premium children’s TV and movies. Available exclusively for Rogers customers at home and on the go, families can now enjoy Canada’s most popular kids’ programming and movies in one secure and easy to use portal available across multiple device screens.

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Halfire-CORE Entertainment and Shaw Media Announce Production and Casting Details for Working the Engels

Halfire-CORE Entertainment and Shaw Media announced today the addition of Benjamin Arthur (Less Than Kind) and Azura Skye(American Horror Story, Grimm) to the cast of Global Television‘s new half-hour original comedy series Working the Engels. Arthur and Skye join previously announced cast members Andrea Martin and Kacey Rohl. Commissioned by Shaw Media’s original content team, produced by Halfire-CORE Entertainment and written by Katie Ford(Miss Congeniality, Desperate Housewives) and Jane Ford (Listen Missy, Material World), the 12-episode series …

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Production Begins on Global’s Original Drama Series Remedy

Shaw Media and Indian Grove Productions announced today that production has begun on Global Television‘s highly anticipated drama series Remedy. Commissioned by Shaw Media’s original content team and produced by Indian Grove Productions, the series films in Toronto and Hamilton from September 29 until January 2014.

Videotron gives customers more with the addition of Super Channel

Videotron continues differentiating its unique multiplatform experience with the announcement that Super Channel will soon be added to the illico TV channel line-up. A wide selection of content will also be offered on, for tablets (Android and iPad) and illico mobile. Super Channel carries popular programming including hit movies, top TV series and exclusive Showtime boxing events. Videotron …

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Rogers Customers Access a TV Experience Like Never Before with NextBox 3.0

Rogers Communications unveiled today its next generation TV experience with the launch of NextBox 3.0 – the evolution of its in-home video offering that will transform Canadian TV viewing. NextBox 3.0 delivers a superior TV experience that gives viewers unprecedented access to record up to eight HD programs at one time and store up to 240 hours of HD shows …