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Bell Media to buy V Network and
Bell looks to burnish money-losing network MONTREAL – Bell Media today announced it will purchase the conventional TV network V and its related digital assets, including the ad-supported VOD service, from Groupe V Média. Read more

Infinite already paying off for Rogers as many more move up than down
Three-year handset plans popular; new TV option coming, too TORONTO – Rogers Communications CEO Joe Natale admitted Tuesday morning he was happily surprised by the early numbers coming in from its new Rogers Infinite Read more

Ontario peels back wrapper on broadband and wireless plan, will look at reducing pole rates
LUCAN, Ont. Read more

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Feds agree to spend up to $600M on Telesat broadband from future LEO constellation
OTTAWA – As part of its strategy to provide high-speed internet connectivity to all Canadians by 2030, the federal government announced on Wednesday that it will provide the rocket fuel for Telesat’s LEO launch. Read more

Smaller service areas and lower ISED wireless fees will drive rural broadband, too
OTTAWA – While most people are on vacation, federal politicians are on the campaign trail, as anyone following telecommunications news can surely see. Read more

FlexNetworks to get $11.2 million to bring broadband to 21 rural Saskatchewan areas (updated)
REGINA – The rural broadband funding announcements don’t stop (and there’s another coming Wednesday, too). Read more

Brand new shows for OUTtv
VANCOUVER – This fall, LGBTQ+ channel OUTtv will welcome four new live stand-up comedy specials in partnership with Producer Entertainment Group (PEG), the leading drag management firm. Read more

Huawei's Canadian push continues, this time with wine
STOUFFVILLE, Ont. Read more

Rogers customers jump on Infinite plans
TORONTO – Rogers Communications second quarter results sure made it look like launching its new Infinite wireless plans was a great idea. Read more

Two more Nova Scotia communities get broadband funding
DIGBY, N.S. – The communities of Little River and East Ferry, N.S. Read more

Dark Side Of The Ring to air as Crave original series in Canada
BEVERLY HILLS – Viceland (it’s gone from Canada but endures Stateside), announced this week it has renewed its pro wrestling docu-series Dark Side Of The Ring – and that it will come to Canada on Bell Media’s Read more

Nelvana boosts international presence with Mandarin YouTube channel
TORONTO – Corus Entertainment’s kids content maker and distributor, Nelvana, has launched a Mandarin YouTube channel called Red Bear Animation. Read more

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