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Re: [Swprograms] Cuts at the CBC



Sirius has recently cut its NPR talk program to one channel (122) from two previously.  I do not know if channel 122 is available to Canadian subscribers.
 
Joe Buch 

From: "jfiglio1@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <jfiglio1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 4:20 PM
Subject: Re: [Swprograms] Cuts at the CBC

Well, at least they won't be missing much when the American (commercial) stations are dropped...  I know Canadians like NPR, though.... I think NPR streams are available via Sirius/XM.

---- Daniel Say <say@xxxxxx> wrote:
>
> and while the Prez of CBC is saying they are going to rush out
> of analogue TV broadcasts (1.7% of population he says) rival cable company
> Shaw (owns the Global TV network also) is cancelling FM reception over cable.
> Meaning a lot of U.S. Stations (mainly near border) will also be lost
>
>     People are actually goint to have to buy a radio!!
>
>
> "Shaw has previously offered customers access to FM stations with
> their cable subscription. We are in the process of discontinuing our
> carriage of these FM stations.
>    Discontinuing FM stations allows us to free up additional
> bandwidth, which means Shaw can deliver faster Internet speeds,
> increased High-Definition content and more Shaw Exo On Demand
> programming.
>    This change is part of Shaw.s dedication to providing our customers
> with leading edge technology through our superior Shaw Exo network."
> endquote
>
> http://shaw.ca/Support/Television/FM-Discontinuation/
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