Digital TV News: Rogers Communications

Global pay TV subscriber base to pass 924.4 million in 2014
Feb 13, 2015 – The worldwide pay-TV market is expected to grow 5% in 2014, surpassing 924.4 million subscribers according to ABI Research. IPTV is expected to grow by a market-leading 14%.
News categories: ABI Research, Jake Saunders, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers, Worldwide

Rogers TV subscribers down 8,000 in 4Q 2014
Jan 29, 2015 – Rogers Communications has announced results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014. Television revenue decreased by 2% in the quarter as a result of the decline in television subscribers.
News categories: Rogers Communications, Cable TV, Canada, Results, Subscribers

Canada's Rogers and Shaw launch 'shomi' subscription VOD service
Aug 26, 2014 – Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications have launched shomi, a subscription VOD service. Available initially on tablet, mobile, online, Xbox 360 and set top boxes, shomi will launch in beta first to Rogers and Shaw Internet or TV customers.
News categories: Rogers Communications, Shaw Communications, shomi, Keith Pelley, Barbara Williams, Canada, Digital TV, Gaming, Set Top Box, Smartphone, Streaming, Tablet

CRTC issues annual report on the state of the Canadian communication system
Sep 26, 2013 – The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued the 2013 edition of its Communications Monitoring Report. In 2012, the number of households that subscribed to basic television service increased by 1% to 12 million.
News categories: CRTC, Jean-Pierre Blais, Cable TV, Canada, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, MMDS, Satellite, Subscribers

Rogers digital cable subscribers down 7,000 during 2012
Feb 15, 2013 – Rogers Communications has announced results for the three months ended December 31, 2012. Cable TV subscribers fell by 83,000 in 2012 with digital cable TV subscribers only falling by 7,000 owing to an increase in digital penetration from 77% to 80% during the year.
News categories: Rogers Communications, Cable TV, Canada, Results, Subscribers, TV Everywhere

Rogers selects Cisco Videoscape TV architecture
Feb 24, 2012 – Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has announced that Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B)(NYSE: RCI), one of Canada's leading cable television providers, has selected the Cisco Videoscape™ TV architecture to evolve its current TV platform.
News categories: Cisco Systems, Rogers Communications, Cable TV, Canada, Content Distribution, Digital TV, DVR, Middleware, Set Top Box

UltraViolet Attracts More Than 750,000 Households in First Three Months
Jan 11, 2012 – The Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) has provided an update on the roll-out of UltraViolet™. Following the launch of an initial 19 UltraViolet-enabled titles, more than 750,000 households have registered with UltraViolet.
News categories: Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem, Blu-ray, CES2023, Content Protection, DVD, Smart TV, Smartphone, Streaming, Tablet

Cisco Advances Its Videoscape TV Platform With 'Video in the Cloud'
Jan 10, 2012 – Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has announced that Cisco Videoscape™ will now help enable new 'video in the cloud' services that will drive new revenue streams for service providers -- and exciting new video entertainment experiences for consumers.
News categories: Cisco Systems, Cable TV, CES2023, Content Distribution, Gateway, IPTV, Satellite, Set Top Box, Smartphone, Streaming, Tablet

Broadcom announces industry's first integrated MoCA® 2.0 STB and Hybrid IP Gateway SoCs
Jan 4, 2012 – Broadcom (NASDAQ: BRCM) has announced one of its showcase innovations at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) - the industry's first MoCA 2.0-Integrated Portfolio including six new set-top box (STB) and Hybrid IP Gateway SoCs.
News categories: Broadcom, Cable TV, CES2023, Digital TV, Gateway, ICs, Satellite, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Smart Home