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Altering the Acts: It's (still) the Internet, stupid
THE START OF GOOGLE’S submission to the Broadcast and Telecom Legislative Review panel may be just be a boilerplate presentation of what they do (“Google’s ​mission​ is to organize the world’s information and make it universally Read more

Quadro investing $10 million to fibre St. Marys
ST. MARYS, Ont. – On Monday, independent network operator Quadro Communications announced it would spend $10 million over the next three years to build a fibre optic network in St. Read more

Altering the Acts: Submission secrecy was panel's decision alone, says Yale
Parties can make theirs public, if they wish OTTAWA – The chair of the Broadcast and Telecom Legislative Review panel has disputed Read more




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New accessible video series designed to clarify common wireless terms
OTTAWA – Canadian Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing (DDBHH) wireless customers now have a new video series that seeks to help explain the terminology commonly used by wireless service providers. Read more

Shaw harnesses EoD to offer 100 Mbps symmetrical private data connections for business
CALGARY - Shaw Business says that it can now deliver up to 100 Mbps symmetrical private data connections to over 300,000 business locations across Western Canada with next generation Ethernet over DOCSIS (EoD) technology. Read more

eStruxture unveils plans for second Vancouver data centre
MONTREAL - eStruxture is adding a second Vancouver-based data centre, a move that it says underscores its plan to grow business operations in the region to keep pace with demand. Read more

TVA Group elevates two
MONTREAL – TVA has promoted Denis Rozon to VP of productions, operations & technology of TVA, and Anick Dubois to finance VP of TVA Group. Read more

Third 5G Conference In Ottawa kicks off Wednesday
OTTAWA - Members and expert guests of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association's 5G Canada Council will discuss the current status of 5G and what it means for Canada during this Wednesday’s 5G Canada 2019 conference. Read more

“Record” Q4 sees Netflix top 139 million subs
LOS GATOS, CA - Netflix added 8.8 million new paid subscribers in its fourth quarter of 2018, higher than its internal forecasts, and pushing its worldwide customer base to 139 million. Read more

DHX Media’s Lara Ilie takes on new rights strategy role
Rachel Taylor named commercial director at Wildbrain HALIFAX - DHX Media has named Lara Ilie to the newly created position of vice-president of rights strategy. Read more

TSN, RDS to offer viewers 24-hour digital subscriptions
TORONTO – Sports fans have a new way to watch TSN and RDS after the services announced a $4.99 single-day streaming subscription option. Read more

New 354 area code to arrive in Quebec next October
OTTAWA - Area code 354 will be rolled out in the region currently served by area codes 450 and 579 in Quebec starting October 24, 2020, the CRTC said Friday. Read more

Gusto TV is cooking in Latin America
OTTAWA - Gusto TV will be launching as a live TV and on demand offering on Olympusat’s VEMOX OTT platform in Latin America. Read more

Nearly half of all Canadians watch a combination of traditional and online content: MTM
OTTAWA – A new report by the Media Technology Monitor (MTM) seeks to understand how different audiences connect with media content. Read more

Iristel expands in to cybersecurity services
TORONTO – Iristel is now offering customized cybersecurity services, including artificial intelligence (AI) predictors that it says can foresee attacks before they happen. Read more

Bell Media’s Randy Lennox named Banff Fest board chair
TORONTO – Bell Media president Randy Lennox has been elected chair of the Board of Directors for the Banff World Media Festival. Read more

eleven-x’s water monitoring solution adopted by Region of Waterloo
WATERLOO, ON - Low-power IoT network operator eleven-x is helping the Region of Waterloo to monitor and manage its municipal water supply. Read more

New CTV special will continue Canada’s conversation about mental health
TORONTO – CTV will air a new primetime special on January 30 called In Their Own Words: A Bell Let’s Talk Day Special featuring real stories from Canadians living with mental health challenges and representing specific areas where Read more

Wendy McKernan named VP of Thunderbird Entertainment’s factual division
VANCOUVER - Thunderbird Entertainment has promoted Wendy McKernan to the role of vice-president at the company’s factual division, Great Pacific Media. Read more

UPDATE: NBCUniversal's new streaming service will be "different," but won't launch in Canada
NEW YORK – NBCUniversal's has announced plans to launch its own direct-to-consumer streaming service early next year in the U.S. Read more


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