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ANALYSIS: Wireless carriers should have seen this coming -- and the fallout may hurt
Massive demand for more data, lower prices, as incumbents respond to Freedom with sales of their own and are overwhelmed with response MILLIONS OF CANADIANS constantly exceed their data limits, so it’s no wonder the wireless Read more

System bypass: AMC Sublicenses McMafia to Amazon Prime for exclusive in Canada; and Britbox is coming
SEATTLE – Amazon Prime Video in late September first announced it had picked up the BBC and AMC crime drama McMafia for 200 territories, excluding the U.S. Read more

Cash-strapped consumers, NAFTA uncertainty, weigh on Canada's telecommunications industry
OTTAWA - Consumers with less to spend on their telecom bundles combined with the uncertainty created by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations will slow growth in Canada’s telecommunication industry, says The Conference Read more

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Feds help fund Edmonton's new French-language radio station
EDMONTON – Edmonton’s new French-language community FM radio station is one step closer to fruition after receiving over $600,000 in federal funding. Read more

Ticketmaster’s Patti-Anne Tarlton headed to Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame
TORONTO – Ticketmaster Canada COO Patti-Anne Tarlton has been tapped as the 2018 inductee to the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame. Read more

Prime Time, Banff for one skinny price
OTTAWA and BANFF – Attention confab aficionados: Prime Time in Ottawa and the Banff World Media Festival are teaming up on a new value-priced registration package for their respective 2018 events. Read more

SaskTel's maxTV picks up exclusive provincial curling championship coverage
REGINA - SaskTel's maxTV customers have the exclusive opportunity to catch live coverage of the 2018 SaskTel Tankard and Viterra Scotties provincial curling championships starting January 2. Read more

Praskey joins Disney
TORONTO – Shawn Praskey last month departed Corus Entertainment for Disney. Read more

CRTC calls for comments on reseller registration obligation
OTTAWA – The CRTC is seeking feedback as it prepares for a review of the reseller registration obligation. Read more

Telus urges support of 3.5 GHz spectrum in pursuit of 5G
EDMONTON – Telus hit wireless speeds faster than 2 Gbps during recent tests in Edmonton, the company announced Friday. Read more

Revised Copyright Act must “support both creators and users”, say Feds
OTTAWA – Canada’s Copyright Act should enable creators to get paid properly and on time as well as promote discoverability and Canada’s culture and heritage, say ISED Minister Navdeep Bains and Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly. Read more

Access hosts 25th annual Salvation Army fundraising luncheon
REGINA – Access Communications has served up its 25th traditional holiday meal in support of the Salvation Army. Read more

CRTC names Claude Doucet as new secretary general
OTTAWA – The CRTC has promoted Claude Doucet to Secretary General. Read more

Net neutrality “vital to our democracy”, say Feds
OTTAWA – The Canadian government underscored its support of net neutrality on the same day as the Federal Communications Commission voted to roll back U.S. Read more

Directors Guild tackles harassment with audit
VANCOUVER - The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) is undertaking an anti-harassment audit of workplace policies and practices. Read more

‘Pyewacket’ drives economic growth in Northern Ontario: CMPA
OTTAWA – Production on Canadian horror film Pyewacket, shot in Ontario’s Sault Ste. Read more

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