Shaw Taps Comcast, Cisco for TVE

Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) announced the launch of FreeRange TV, a TV Everywhere service based on Comcast's ...

Shaw launches 300 Mbps tier based on DOCSIS 3.1
Shaw launches 300 Mbps tier based on DOCSIS 3.1
Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) announced the launch of FreeRange TV, a TV Everywhere service based on Comcast's (NASDAQ:CMCSA) cloud-based X1 platform and Cisco's (NASDAQ:CSCO) Open Media Distribution solution. The app combines both streaming and on-demand video.

FreeRange TV is designed to provide a mobile destination that combines subscribers' TV and content subscriptions in one place, and makes their content available no matter where they are. All Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct customers can download the FreeRange TV app at no additional cost for iOS (8.0 and up) and Android (4.0.3 and up) devices.

Features include:

  • More than 80 live TV channels
  • Up to 30,000 on-demand titles
  • More than 1,500 download-to-go kids' titles
  • Sports on-the-go
  • All-in-one content aggregation
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