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Early problems emerge with Shomi service

Media | 12/04/2014 4:46 pm EST

Some TV-industry analysts who are among the early adopters of Rogers Communications Inc.'s and Shaw Communications Inc.’s Shomi are detailing problems they've experienced with the streaming service in its first weeks. Broadcasting consultant Kelly Lynne Ashton said in an email she experienced problems setting up the online streaming version of the service due to issues with cookie recognition, though that was later fixed. She added that the recommendation engine will also offer irrelevant suggestions, like out-of-order episodes of a TV series that is already being...