So Shaw has had another release on the future. Targeting Comcast's X1 platform to be rolled out over 2017, with a test market for the end of 2016, aside from current Beta Testers. DOCSIS 3.1 for 2017 as Shaw tries to keep up with the fibre backbone to feed it, hardware, along with more node splits. Continuing combining Wind Mobile to the Shaw network. Losing many land line phone customers, same as others, because who needs an expensive land line. http://www.multichannel.com/news/content/shaw-track-full-footprint-rollout-x1/408848 The X1 rollout is one of three initiatives tied to $1.3 billion in capital spending Shaw is releasing for its 2017 fiscal year. That includes Shaws rollout of DOCSIS 3.1, which will enable gigabit-class high-speed Internet services, and an LTE buildout to Shaws major and medium-sized communities. DOCSIS 3.1 will be available to the vast majority of customer homes by the end of F17, Shaw said, noting that this network readiness plan includes elements such as node splits and a move to a fiber deep architecture, and conversions to CCAP (converged cable access platform). In fiscal 2015 and 2016 Shaw recognized total equity losses of $108 million tied to Shomi, and an additional $51 million impairment in Q3 of FY 2016. Shaw said the operator expects to incur additional costs in relation to the wind-down of up to $120 million. 4th quarter results and fiscal futures. https://newsroom.shaw.ca/corporate/newsroom/news/2016-11-02-Shaw-announces-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-fiscal-2016-results/
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