Top Stories

BASIC TELECOM REVIEW: Big Three don't agree, but Rogers says broadband as basic service already “self-evident"
OTTAWA - Canada’s largest communications companies acknowledge that high speed Internet is now critical for Canadians to participate in the digital economy, but they remain divided as to whether the basic service objective (BSO) should be Read more

Fibre Decision: Fibre access now mandated; disaggregated model to be implemented
OTTAWA and GATINEAU - The CRTC appears have to struck a balance between competitors’ requests to access incumbent and cableco facilities, and the large providers’ need to invest with return on investment certainty. Read more

NFL asks to play part in Bell’s fight against CRTC’s Super Bowl simsub ban
OTTAWA – The National Football League wants to come to Canada. Read more

More Breaking Stories

CRTC’s fibre decision good for competition, cures “market failures”: CNOC
OTTAWA - Canadian Network Operators Consortium (CNOC) was quick to commend the CRTC for Wednesday’s wholesale wireline decision, one that it says will have a “profoundly positive impact on Canadian consumers, competition, and Read more

BlackBerry buys crisis communications software firm AtHoc
WATERLOO – BlackBerry is buying networked crisis communication provider AtHoc, offering customers new capabilities for safety, security and mission-critical business communication. Read more

Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 will take centre stage on TSN2
TORONTO – TSN said that it will deliver expanded coverage of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (#LA2015) starting this week as the event’s official Canadian media Read more

Stingray Music streams to Sonos users
MONTREAL - Stingray Music streaming service is now available on the Sonos Wireless HiFi System, making it available to Sonos users globally, the company said Wednesday. Read more

Rogers turns on additional wireless spectrum for BC, Alberta customers
VANCOUVER – Rogers has begun activating some of the AWS-1 spectrum that it picked up from Shaw last Read more

Vancouver’s Roundhouse Radio 98/3 unveils inaugural program line-up
VANCOUVER – Vancouver’s newest FM station has announced its on-air host lineup in advance of its debut this Fall. Read more

Pirate adventure ‘Black Sails’ docks at shomi
TORONTO – shomi is setting sail with the Starz original series Black Sails. Read more

NextMedia 2015 set for November 9 - 10 in Toronto
TORONTO – Save the date for NextMedia 2015 which will take place November 9 – 10 at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. Read more

Interactive Ontario report highlights co-pro opportunities with Asia, Latin America
TORONTO - Interactive Ontario (IO) has issued part two of a report designed to help Canadian companies find opportunities in emerging markets. Read more

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