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Bell vs. Quebecor: The fight over Super Écran continues
Vidéotron says Bell is undercutting BDUs by making it available on Alt TV GATINEAU – Back in April 2019, Bell Media Read more

Canada is ahead of the international curve with rural wireless: Report
LONDON – Global mobile measurement company Opensignal released a report this morning showing Canada appears to be ahead many other countries when it comes to delivering wireless services beyond major population centres. Read more

Montreal AM stations seek foreign investment
MONTREAL — A trio of Montreal-based businessmen who promised to revolutionize talk radio in the city are looking for foreign financing to help get their AM radio stations off the ground, almost eight years after their first licence was awarded Read more




More Breaking Stories

9(1)(h): Volpe appeals cabinet decision on OMNI licence
OTTAWA – If, like Cartt.ca, you believed that the OMNI file was closed, sealed, over and done with, think again. Read more

Prime Video touts Thursday Night Football features, launches new Echo devices
SEATTLE – The Thursday Night Football schedule on Amazon Prime Video and Twitch kicks off Thursday, September 26th, and the company has some new features in store for viewers. Read more

CMPA names new board
TORONTO – The Canadian Media Producers Association today announced its new board of directors for the 2019-2021 term. Read more

More rural internet from SaskTel
YELLOW GRASS – SaskTel announced today residents and businesses in the Town of Yellow Grass, along with 14 other rural Saskatchewan communities, can now get much faster Internet as well as maxTV Stream. Read more

Ericsson estimates costs for resolving investigations by American authorities at US$1B
STOCKHOLM – As previously disclosed, telecom manufacturer Ericsson has been co-operating with investigations by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice regarding the company’s compliance with the U.S. Read more

W counts down to Christmas
TORONTO – We’re still more than a month away from Halloween, but some broadcasters are already geared up for the Christmas season. Read more

Videotron raising $800M
MONTREAL - Videotron Ltd. Read more

91.5 The Beat brings back familiar voices
KITCHENER – Corus Radio announced this week Scott Fox and Kat Callaghan are the new morning show hosts at Kitchener’s 91.5 The Beat. Read more

The Fan refreshes its programming
TORONTO – Rogers Media’s Sportsnet 590 The FAN today announced its new lineup of hosts and shows heading into the NHL and NBA seasons. Read more

Telus investing big money in Alberta over the next five years
EDMONTON – At an event Tuesday, Telus announced it will invest $16 billion in its wired and wireless networks in Alberta through the next five years as it pushes its PureFibre and builds 5G. Read more

Thunderbird's Atomic Cartoons hires David Gerhard as Ottawa creative director
VANCOUVER – Atomic Cartoons announced today L.A.-based animation director David Gerhard has joined the studio and will be relocating to Atomic’s studio in Ottawa as studio creative director. Read more

Discovery free preview next month; announces new seasons for two originals
TORONTO – Bell Media’s Discovery will be on a month-long free preview from October 10 to November 7. Read more

Waterloo company's AI brings video monitoring to network edge for small operators
WATERLOO – Video quality evaluation company SSIMWAVE announced this week the availability for cable system operators of SSIMPLUS single-ended HDMI-Out monitoring. Read more

Former Rogers exec Doshi joins Phobio
ATLANTA – Tech trade-in company Phobio announced this week former Rogers Communications EVP Raj Doshi will join the organization as an executive consultant as the company continues to push into Canada. Read more


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