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Patent infringement claim made against Shaw’s BlueSky TV

Media | 02/28/2017 5:27 pm EST

A Swiss corporation and two of its subsidiaries are alleging that Shaw Communications Inc.’s new IPTV service is infringing on a handful of its patents, according to a statement of claim filed in federal court Friday. Shaw launched BlueSky in January, touting it as having “more product and feature benefits than any other television service available in Canada,” including voice control. The service first rolled out in Calgary and is currently available in about 30 communities surrounding Calgary and Vancouver. Kudelski S.A. and its group of companies,...