Cricket World Cup: Canadian Viewers Must Shell Out

The ICC Cricket World Cup is underway down under. Over the next six weeks cricket’s biggest event is taking place in Australia and New Zealand. Cricket fans around the world will be able to see the game played at its highest level. One estimate puts the audience for the India-Pakistan match, which has been likenedContinue reading “Cricket World Cup: Canadian Viewers Must Shell Out”

Rogers Wants to Charge Police for Turning Over Phone Records

Talk about moxy! More nerve than a tooth. Canadian telecommunications giant Rogers Communications has told police forces that they will be charging them fees for retrieving information that may assist in investigations and has therefore been requested by the police. This is not a matter of Rogers going to bat in defense of their clients’Continue reading “Rogers Wants to Charge Police for Turning Over Phone Records”

Rogers, HNIC and Guy Lapointe

When it comes to Canada and hockey there is no end to the possible cliches. But cliches usually become cliche because they are true. It cannot be denied; we Canadians love our hockey. Therefore successfully televising NHL hockey should be about as difficult as selling bottled water in the desert. Yet the new rights-holder toContinue reading “Rogers, HNIC and Guy Lapointe”

Hockey Night in Canada: Rogers, Strombo and Decoder Rings

The new era has begun: communications giant Rogers has started it’s 12-year odyssey as Canada’s broadcaster of NHL hockey.  Out with some old, in with some new. It’s early days yet, but already there are changes aplenty for hockey fans to digest. Some interesting additions include a “Sky-Cam” which resembles the NFL’s up-field play-following angle.Continue reading “Hockey Night in Canada: Rogers, Strombo and Decoder Rings”

Rogers Inks Strombo to Host HNIC: A Few Tips

Remember NHL hockey is for all Canadians, don’t get caught-up in the Toronto-centric mind set that permeates HNIC – it’s silly and transparent. The Canadian hockey viewing population is about to be shaken to its very core. Last November it was announced that the deep-pocketed folks at media giant Rogers Communications had purchased the CanadianContinue reading “Rogers Inks Strombo to Host HNIC: A Few Tips”