As of March 21, 2019, BlueSky TV customers in Calgary (and select surrounding areas) have access to additional PVR functionality through FreeRange TV and more HD channels! We're enhancing the BlueSky TV experience by adding Cloud PVR, two new HD channels, and upgrading dozens of existing channels from SD to HD. We've also improved your Stingray Music listening experience by including song and artist info on-screen.
As of March 21, 2019, these features and channels are available only to BlueSky TV customers in Calgary and select surrounding areas. We will expand availability to other regions at a later date.
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BlueSky TV and FreeRange TV just got better
Download your recordings and watch on-the-go
In addition, your BlueSky TV PVR recordings can be "checked-out" and downloaded to mobile devices for offline viewing, so you can watch your favourite shows on-the-go. Visit FreeRange TV - Download to go to learn more.
Shaw is automatically updating eligible customers' BlueSky TV with Cloud PVR at no extra charge. Existing BlueSky TV customers will automatically start to receive this update. Customers who have recently subscribed to BlueSky TV may receive a prompt to accept the terms and services.
Once you've received the update, when you open FreeRange TV for the first time you will be asked to agree to the Terms of Activation. It is necessary to agree to the terms to start using FreeRange TV with Cloud PVR features.
Learn More: Cloud PVR overview and FAQ
We're excited to introduce MAV TV and FOX Sports Racing to our BlueSky TV channel lineup! Both channels are in HD and available as Pick and Pay options to be added to your base TV package. To subscribe to these channels, please contact us.
MAVTV, the destination for all things motorsports offering an unparalleled line-up of exclusive motorsports, that includes prestigious events such as the Chili Bowl, The AMA Pro Motocross series, the Lucas Oil Challenge Cup and NHRA Drag Racing, and more!
Channel number 232
FOX Sports Racing is home to year-round NASCAR racing, including live coverage of NASCAR Sprint Cup and NASCAR Xfinity Series practice and qualifying sessions, and the entire NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series.
Channel number 233
As of March 21, 2019, the following channels are available in HD for BlueSky TV customers in Calgary and select surrounding areas. For a more detailed channel lineup, visit Shaw.ca.
Stingray Music channels now show you the song title, artist name, and album title of the song playing - plus album artwork and music that's up next.
Who is eligible for these BlueSky TV enhancements?
At this time, these features and channels are available only to BlueSky TV customers in Calgary and select surrounding areas. We will expand availability to other regions at a later date.
Current eligible areas are: Airdrie, Banff, Calgary, Canmore, Carstairs, Chestermere, Cochrane, Crossfield, Didsbury, Exshaw, Heritage Pointe, High River, Lac des Arcs, Okotoks, Shepard, Springbank, Strathmore, and The Lakes of Muirfield.
How do I access and use Cloud PVR?
Cloud PVR is an included feature for eligible BlueSky TV customers. Existing BlueSky TV customers will automatically receive this update. Customers who have recently subscribed to BlueSky TV may receive a prompt to accept the terms and services.
For more information on Cloud PVR and how it works, visit Cloud PVR overview and FAQ.
If you're already subscribed to a channel that's being upgraded from SD to HD, you'll now get the HD channel at no extra charge. MAVTV and FOX Sports Racing are available as Pick and Pay channels.
We are expanding availability to other regions at a later date. Updates will be made to this page and announced at that time.