Articles Tagged ‘Shaw Communications’

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Barbara Williams named Shaw Media president

Williams takes on the new role following the passing of Paul Robertson earlier this month.

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TV needs guidelines, not regulations, Shaw tells CRTC

Company executives stressed allowing market forces to decide on pick-and-pay and cable unbundling in its Let’s Talk TV presentation. (Shaw Media EVP of content Barb Williams pictured)

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Rdio and Shaw’s plan to get Canadians streaming

CEO Anthony Bay and Shaw’s Jim Little officially launched the service’s latest updates with a concert from Ellie Goulding over the weekend.

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Paul Robertson dies at 59

The president of Shaw Media and EVP of Shaw Communications passed away yesterday after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Rdio solidifies Canadian strategy with key hire

Michael Orrbrooke is joining the company as GM in Canada, providing more direct leadership for a market the company calls important to its global presence.

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Shaw to apply to CRTC for all-news channel licence

Plans for a national Global News 1 service were unveiled in the cable giant’s submission to the regulator’s Let’s Talk TV consultation.

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Rdio partners with Shaw to expand Canadian presence

The Canadian communications company will promote the music streaming service across its platforms.

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Shaw Communications records higher Q2 earnings

The profit jump came as the cable and broadcast giant noted a $49 million gain after selling a 50% stake in the French-language Historia and Series+ channels to Corus Entertainment.

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Shaw Communications increases earnings, despite lower cable subs

The western Canadian cable giant lost 29,619 cable subscribers and 9,323 satellite TV customers, while adding internet access customers.

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Rogers, Shaw report quarterly revenue growth

Elsewhere, Corus Entertainment, which released its Q4 and fiscal year-end results Thursday, reported an increase in specialty advertising revenues.

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Shaw rolls out new spots

The cable carrier promotes Shaw On Demand with a campaign featuring its rebranded look.

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Rogers to pay $700M for Shaw’s spectrum, Hamilton cable system

The strategic agreements between the two telecommunications companies also see Shaw acquiring Rogers’ one-third stake in entertainment specialty TVtropolis.

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Astral, Shaw report Q1 results with TV ad revenue stability

Both media groups reported higher TV ad sales, despite an uncertain economic climate.

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Shaw kicks off its rebranding campaign

The telco introduced two spokes-bots, a new logo and tagline to build love for the brand.

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Shaw Communications Q4 earnings fall, despite raised revenues

Cable revenue rose 2.4% to $803 million on rate increases and customer growth in internet and digital phone, while media division revenue increased 3.3% to $217 million.