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ANALYSIS: Why we're still seven years away from new Acts
WHEN NOW-FORMER Heritage Minister Melanie Joly announced the launch of public consultations with consumers and creators to bring Canada's cultural properties (everything from the Broadcasting Act to the CRTC) into the digital age, there Read more

Skinny wireless: Competition Bureau schools the CRTC
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CCSA Connect: A quarter-century, celebrated at home
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Ericsson’s “complex” sale of Media Solutions stake will take longer than first thought
STOCKHOLM – Ericsson’s sale of the majority stake of its Media Solutions business to private equity firm One Equity Partners is proving to be “more complex” than first thought and will likely not close until year end, the Swedish tech Read more

IHR Telecom launches HD version of Silver Screen Classics, Rewind
SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QC - IHR Telecom is now offering Channel Zero’s Silver Screen Classics and Rewind in high definition to its FTTH customers. Read more

Stingray names Ryan Fuss as ad sales SVP
MONTREAL - Stingray Digital Group has announced that Ryan Fuss will join its management team as senior vice-president of advertising sales as the company gears up to roll out advertising across several of its multiplatform properties and Read more

SSi Mobile arrives in Iqaluit; will launch in other 9 communities by year-end
IQALUIT - SSi Micro is set to launch its wireless service in in Iqaluit on Saturday, marking its 16th wireless market in Nunavut. Read more

TSN, Sportsnet split Toronto Raptors games
TORONTO - Sports rivals TSN and Sportsnet are once again halving the Toronto Raptors broadcasts this year, with each announcing plans to air 41 of the team’s regular season games during the 2018/19 NBA season. Read more

Corus taps first-ever sibling hosts for Toronto’s 102.1 the Edge
TORONTO – Corus’ Toronto alternative station, 102.1 the Edge (CFNY-FM), has unveiled a new morning show that it says stars the first pair of siblings to permanently co-host an FM radio morning show in Canada. Read more

OpenSignal expands mobile analytics capabilities to video
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Ottawa-based Versature bought by net2phone
OTTAWA – Canadian hosted VoIP and SaaS business communications systems provider Versature has been acquired by U.S. cloud-based communications services provider Net2phone. Read more

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