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Aliant pulls plug on VibeVision digital TV service; opts for Bell ExpressVu instead

News | 06/21/2002 4:00 am EDT

Atlantic Canada telephone company Aliant Telecom is winding down its digital TV service VibeVision and will instead offer Bell ExpressVu LP’s satellite TV service to its customers, the company announced this week. While some industry observers predict that other Canadian telcos planning digital TV deployments using high-speed phone lines will eventually abandon their plans, the telcos say Aliant’s move has no impact on their strategies.

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