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Artificial intelligence could soon replace smartphones: Ericsson
TORONTO - Smartphone users think that their devices will become things of the past within the next five years as artificial intelligence begins to allow for interaction with objects without the need for a smartphone screen, according to Read more

Millennials embrace two-screens-at-once, OTT: MTM
OTTAWA – With the vast majority of Millennials owning portable media devices, some 90% simultaneously go online and watch TV, says a new report from Media Technology Monitoring (MTM). Read more

Jan Innes moves on from Rogers
TORONTO – After nearly 21 years with Rogers Communications, Jan Innes’ final day as VP provincial and municipal government relations, was December 4th. Read more

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Cogeco Cable asks shareholders to vote on its new name
MONTREAL - Cogeco Cable Inc. Read more

TVB evolves into thinktv
TORONTO - The Television Bureau of Canada has faded to black to be replaced by thinktv. Read more

TVO readies new format, set for ‘The Agenda’
TORONTO - TVO's flagship show The Agenda with Steve Paikin will ring in the New Year with a new set and new format that will make its content accessible to Ontarians on their desktops, mobile devices, and televisions. Read more

CCSA Connect 2016 tweaks dates, moves to Whistler
WHISTLER - Save the date for the CCSA’s Connect 2016 conference which this year will take place at the Fairmont Château Whistler, located in Whistler, BC, from September 19 – 21. Read more

ACTRA, AQPM and CMPA reach new IPA agreement
TORONTO – Canadian performers and producers have reached a tentative agreement for the renewal of their Independent Production Agreement (IPA) governing English-language production in Canada. Read more

DHX Media, Dreamworks Animation’s new content pact to include original kids content
HALIFAX - DHX Media has inked a five-year agreement with DreamWorks Animation (DWA) to co-produce 130 episodes of original animated children’s content at DHX Studios. Read more

Telus closes $1.0B of debt offerings
VANCOUVER – Telus has successfully closed its previously announced dual-tranche offering totaling $1.0 billion in senior unsecured notes. Read more


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