Articles Tagged ‘Shaw Communications’

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Telus says Rogers would become programming ‘gatekeeper’ with Shaw deal

The company says the proposed deal has already impacted negotiations with Disney over digital services.

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Rogers tells CRTC Shaw deal is necessary to compete with global streamers

The company also said the acquisition will help build CityTV in Western news markets and invest in more coverage of Indigenous communities.

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Shaw to sell Corus stake for $548 million

Shaw Communications will no longer hold an equity interest in Corus Entertainment once the offering closes later this month.

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Six new sponsors for Big Brother Canada

Air Transat will join The Brick as a grand prize sponsor.

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Jim Shaw dies at 60

Shaw Communications’ “master company builder” was an iconic presence in Canada’s broadcast industry.

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Shaw to close three community TV stations, 70 jobs affected

A new funding model will see Shaw reallocate $10 million annually to Global News to support local news coverage in Western Canada.

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ICYMI: Facebook and Instagram get ‘snappy,’ Canada’s smallest TV station closes

In case you missed it: Instagram and Facebook have added new camera options including live streaming and facial filters, CJBN in Kenora will close in January and Bonnie Hillman has been named chair of SMCC.

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Shomi to cease operations in November

The Shaw/Rogers-owned streamer is closing due to the changing online video marketplace and business climate, according to the company.

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BDUs defend skinny basic implementation in CRTC hearing

Videotron, Rogers, Shaw and BCE’s introduction of basic channel packages and flexible pricing options went under the microscope in Gatineau, QC.

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ICYMI: Vice’s Trudeau exclusive, OMAC’s charitable figures

In case you missed it: Vice Canada’s exclusive with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, OMAC releases 2015 charitable figures and Shomi goes live on Xbox One.

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Shaw Media posts advertising drops in Q2

Reduced advertising and syndication revenues were listed as reasons for the declines.

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CRTC approves Corus acquisition of Shaw Media

The regulator has said no tangible benefits will be generated from the deal, nor will any new broadcast licences be issued for any of the services.

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ICYMI: CBC Radio’s Serial play, CraveTV comes to Shaw

In case you missed it: CBC Radio has launched its Someone Knows Something podcast, CraveTV is now available to Shaw customers and Cineplex is set to crown an e-sports champion.

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CRTC calls for public comment on Shaw-Corus

The regulator has opened review of the deal to public interventions until Feb. 15.

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Shaw Communications prepares for ‘pure play’ future

The company posted a 2.2% increase in operating income to $1.42 billion while net income fell to $218 million.