Cable & Telecom

Digital subs growing at Shaw

CALGARY – Shaw Communications bucked the trend among its cable brethren somewhat by growing its number of digital subscribers. Shaw added almost 40,000 digital cable customers in the first quarter of fiscal 2008, ended November 30, 2007, a 56% increase over last year’s Q1. As reported this week by, both Rogers Cable and Cogeco Cable saw their digital growth slow over the same or similar time frame. However, at just 36% digital penetration as compared to basic subs, Shaw has a longer way to go in terms of digital growth when compared to Rogers (59% penetration) and Cogeco (48%),...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.