Cable & Telecom

On demand TV use surging in Canada, says survey

TORONTO – Video on demand services and personal video recorders are now used in over a million Canadian households, says new data released today by Solutions Research Group, a Toronto-based market research firm. Among key highlights of the research, done in May-June this year: * 36% of digital cable households used VOD (translating into approximately 7% of all Canadian households). Half of the users paid for content and the other half only used “free” programs or services (like Treehouse TV, SVOD, TMNOD). * Close to one-in-ten digital households (DTH or digital cable) have a PVR (just under 4% of Canadian...