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600 MHz auction: Spectrum set aside remains the big issue
Shaw says it’s a must if the government truly wants competition OTTAWA – The large incumbent wireless operators and their smaller rivals continue to spar over proposed 600 MHz spectrum licensing rules in reply comments Read more

Cable preps for symmetrical multi-gig speeds
DENVER –Racing to deliver symmetrical multi-gigabit speeds over its HFC networks, the cable industry is moving quickly to craft a next-gen version of its DOCSIS broadband standard for introduction as early as sometime next year. Read more

Look for another low cost wireless brand, from Bell
TORONTO – Bell Canada isn’t content to let Telus and Rogers and Freedom dominate the discount segment of the wireless market. Read more

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How The (new!) National will push change across CBC News
New show, hosts, format, launches Monday CBC HAS LONG BEEN home to some giants in Canadian journalism, but when you walk into the broadcaster’s Toronto headquarters now you can’t miss its most recent famous retiree. Read more

Cable grasps at big data’s potential
Use it to improve customer service DENVER – For the cable industry, collecting network and customer data is not the problem. Read more

Vianet expands fibre footprint
KING, Ont. Read more

Bell Canada secures Alarm Force for $166 million
MONTREAL and TORONTO – BCE Inc. Read more

Cogeco steady through Q4
MONTREAL - Cogeco Inc. Read more

Cineplex to offer up SNF, Super Bowl
TORONTO – Theatre chain Cineplex has announced a three-year sponsorship agreement that will bring Sunday Night Football and the Super Bowl live to Cineplex theatres across Canada. Read more

TVO expanding its journalism north, and east
TORONTO – Ontario’s public broadcaster TVO said Friday it will introduce two new Ontario Hubs by January 2018 “to expand its balanced, in-depth regional journalism across the province,” the company said in a press Read more

TVA loss narrows
MONTREAL – Quebecor’s broadcaster/TV producer/publisher TVA Group reported last week a net loss of $15.3 million in the third quarter of 2017, ended September 30th, compared with a net loss of $32.5 million in the same quarter of Read more

New wireless subscriptions power Q3 profits at BCE
MONTREAL – BCE reported an influx of new wireless postpaid customers in its third quarter, which it said helped to lift both revenues and profits for the period. Read more

Distributel buys Zazeen; adds new CRO
TORONTO – Distributel has received the go-ahead from the CRTC to acquire 100% of IPTV service provider Zazeen. Read more

Canadians share their stories in CBC/Radio-Canada's new yearbook
OTTAWA – Just in time for the holiday shopping season, CBC/Radio-Canada is offering a new hardcover collection of Canadians’ stories that reflect the diverse people, places, things and events that tell a story of who we are now, and where we Read more

CIRA offers DNS expertise to SIDN, Uniregistry
OTTAWA - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) will provide its D-Zone DNS services to two new international partners for their top level domains (TLD). Read more

Northern internet project in Quebec wraps up, some 800 km of fibre later
OUJÉ-BOUGOUMOU, QC - The Cree communities of Eastmain and Waskaganish in Quebec now have access to reliable high-speed Internet service thanks to the provincial government’s Plan Nord. Read more


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