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ANALYSIS: Expect much smaller money from the 600 MHz auction
Rural already covered and urban, 5G, need higher frequencies ANOTHER CANADIAN SPECTRUM auction is coming up and this is good news for many folks. Read more

ANALYSIS: How a Supreme Court decision about a landfill makes media monopolies easier
HISTORY'S HABIT OF REPEATING itself has once again hamstrung Canadian antitrust law when it comes to preventing media monopolies. Read more

Coalition again demands federal government tax Netflix
MONTREAL – “The Coalition for Culture and Media considers it inconceivable that the Trudeau government – who has been repeating for months that it will not tax Netflix – continues to ignore the amount in lost revenue by not taxing Read more

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CRTC sides with Bell in carriage dispute with Quebecor Media over TVA Sports
OTTAWA - The CRTC has ruled that Bell’s offer relating to the distribution of French-language sports service TVA Sports is “more reasonable” than the offer proposed by the channel’s parent Quebecor Media. Read more

Feds re-open CBC CEO job posting
OTTAWA – It looks as though Hubert Lacroix will remain CEO of CBC for a while longer as the federal government has re-opened the job posting. Read more

Distributel, ECN to deliver triple play to northern Quebec
Distributel vows to seek other opportunities to bring residential services to remote, underserved regions MONTREAL - Distributel Communications is partnering with Eeyou Communications Network (ECN) to bring high speed Internet, TV and Read more

UPDATED: 154 communities in coastal B.C. to see faster broadband; CityWest to help with subsea fibre
VANCOUVER – Over 150 communities along the entire British Columbia coast will receive improved high-speed Internet thanks to a joint federal-provincial investment of just over $45 million. Read more

DHX Media original series picked up by Nickelodeon International for over 140 territories
HALIFAX – DHX Media has struck a new international broadcast agreement with Nickelodeon for season one of its original live action comedy series Massive Monster Mayhem. Read more

Rogers Media to buy second radio station in Medicine Hat
TORONTO – Rogers Radio is adding to its holdings in Alberta after announcing plans to buy Medicine Hat station 102.1 CJCY from Clear Sky Radio Inc. Read more

Impact Wrestling channel launches on Twitch
TORONTO and SAN FRANCISCO – Impact Wrestling has launched a new channel on social video service Read more

Quebecor Content, Highway Entertainment team up to kick start a ‘Revolution’
MONTREAL – Quebecor Content is behind a new television dance competition that will debut in Quebec before the format waltzes over to English Canada, the U.S. Read more

Bell Let's Talk doubles Community Fund for grassroots mental health programs
MONTREAL – With the 2018 Bell Let's Talk Day fast approaching, Bell announced plans to double its annual Bell Let's Talk Community Fund to $2 million. Read more

Corus Radio gives Drex a new national talk show
VANCOUVER – Corus Radio is launching a new late night national talk show that promises a fresh take on the day's biggest headlines and the untold stories that matter. Read more

Hollywood Suite gears up for exclusive coverage of 2018 BAFTAs, Film Independent Spirit Awards
TORONTO - Hollywood Suite has once again nabbed the exclusive rights to this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) and the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Read more

Cogeco Peer 1 adds Managed Microsoft Azure Services to cloud portfolio
TORONTO – Cogeco Peer 1 is adding Managed Microsoft Azure Services to its global cloud portfolio, allowing customers to select from a fully customizable list of Azure expertise and scalable services. Read more

Blue Ant Media grows sales team for LatAm, US-Hispanic regions
TORONTO - Blue Ant Media is adding to its sales team in its kids and global networks division in order to grow its channel presence in Latin America and the U.S. Read more

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