Month: May 2017

Is Cable TV Worth It Anymore?

Over the past few years traditional cable TV has struggled to remain relevant. With so many different options to watch live TV and stream content over the internet, people having been ditching their cable services and the big telecom companies are feeling the pinch. Thankfully for consumers, the Canadian telecom landscape has also been changing allowing for more competition and better deals on unlimited high-speed internet plans so we can watch endless amounts of content online without the fear of dreaded overage...

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An Honest Review of Shaw and Their Services

Shaw Communications was founded in 1966 in Edmonton, Alberta and over the next 30 years grew into one of the largest telecom companies in Canada. Shaw provides cable television, high-speed internet and home phone services through their fibre optic network. Shaw recently introduced BlueSky TV which features a voice remote so you can quickly search for content by saying what you want to watch. Shaw offer competitively priced bundles so you can save if you purchase BlueSky TV, high-speed internet and home phone together. For the purpose of our review we’re looking at Shaws’ television, high-speed internet, home phone...

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An Honest Review of VMedia and Their Services

VMedia Inc. is one of the newest telecom companies in Canada. Founded in Toronto in 2013 they launched their IPTV television in Ontario and then quickly expanded into Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan and B.C. over the next few years. Along with their internet televsion service, they’ve added VoIP telephone and both DSL and cable internet through third parties. Being one of the new players in the telecom services game, VMedia are working hard to land new customers and have reasonable rates available, no contact required.   Pros: Their VBOX not only lets you watch live TV, but you can also...

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An Honest Review of Comwave and Their Services

Comwave burst on to the scene in 1999, and positioned themselves as a cheaper alternative for home phone and internet service. In an industry monopolized by huge telecom companies battling it out for your dollar, Comwave claim to be “looking out for the little guy”, and even enlisted former Toronto Maple Leafs enforcer Tie Domi as their spokesperson. Comwave home phone is VoIP which is basically phone service over the internet. As long as you already have internet service, their prices for home phone are some of the cheapest out there. They now offer unlimited internet packages as well....

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