Cable & Telecom

Shaw moves popular sports channels to HD basic

CALGARY – Shaw Cable has added the HD versions of Sportsnet, Sportsnet One and TSN to its basic HD offering as part of some recent packaging changes. The move comes amid cable subscriber losses at the Calgary-based company, many to its Western-based rival Telus’ Optik TV service. "As a Canadian company, Shaw understands the importance of national and regional sports across our country and in the communities we serve," said president Peter Bissonnette, in the announcement. "We are excited to expand access to these popular sports channels to our cable customers through their availability in our basic High-Definition TV packages."...

Our industry and COVID-19

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