Cable & Telecom

Slingbox to launch in Canada

TORONTO – Sling Media will officially launch its place-shifting TV viewing device, the Slingbox, into the Canadian market on March 30. The Slingbox allows consumers to access their home town TV at any time, from any location, using a variety of different displays including laptops and desktop PCs, PDAs and smart phones. Widely available in the States, Canadians who wished one have, until now, had to travel there to get one. By plugging in the box to their cable and their broadband connection, consumers can watch remotely by turning virtually any Internet-connected Windows-based laptop or desktop and any Windows Mobile-based...