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ANALYSIS: As falling TV viewing levels seek a floor (but not at zero), it's time to think differently, Act differently
Oh, and is it time for Bell Media and Corus to merge? NETFLIX IS THE NUMBER one TV channel in Canada. Read more

We will not be ignored, CRTC tells alleged telemarketer
Company fined $15K; owner/president ordered to pay $10K OTTAWA – The CRTC is cracking down on an alleged telemarketer for violating the Telecommunications Act by ignoring its repeated requests for information. Read more

Freedom Mobile customers first to be connected underground
BAI finishing infrastructure build with TTC TORONTO – BAI Canada and the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) have turned on their expanded underground wireless network and Freedom Mobile customers will be the first to benefit from full Read more

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Feds officially launch Copyright Act review
OTTAWA – As one of its last actions before their Christmas break, the House of Commons passed a motion Wednesday to kick off the mandatory five-year review of the Copyright Act. Read more

MLSE to buy the Argos
TORONTO – Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment announced Wednesday it will add the Canadian Football League’s Grey Cup Champion Toronto Argonauts to its stable of Toronto sports teams. Read more

Full-scale IoT adoption hinges on trust: Cisco
TORONTO - While most consumers believe that Internet of Things (IoT) services will deliver significant value for them, very few understand - or trust - how their IoT data is being managed and used, says a new report from Cisco. Read more

CMF awards $4.5 million to 9 Canadian digital media projects
TORONTO - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) will invest $4.5M in the production of nine innovative digital media projects that applied for funding to the Experimental Stream Commercial Projects Pilot Program. Read more

Android users can now sing through the holidays with Stingray
MONTREAL and FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Stingray and Singing Machine have unwrapped a new karaoke mobile app for Android phones and tablets. Read more

Groupe Média TFO’s kids mobile series seeks new audiences abroad
TORONTO - Groupe Média TFO's mobile first children’s series MaXi has found a new home on digital platforms across the world. Read more

Cue Digital Media adds new creative, strategic sales director
TORONTO - Cue Digital Media has named former Xbox Canada sales lead Christopher Walton to the newly created role of director of creative and strategic sales. Read more

John Reid to step down from Cable & Wireless
MIAMI, FL - Canadian John Reid is retiring from his role as CEO at Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W) in early 2018. Read more

CCSA applauds report’s recommendations for improving broadband infrastructure
QUISPAMSIS, NB - The Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA) is offering a thumbs-up to the new Standing Committee on Finance’s (FINA) report for its recommendations on measures to enhance communications infrastructure for rural and remote Read more

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