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Bell vs. Vidéotron: Cablevision offers a much different version of events
GATINEAU – According to a new submission to the CRTC, Vidéotron has misrepresented talks that have taken place in order for it to possibly become a third-party ISP on the network of Cablevision du Nord, a division of Bell Read more

Competition Bureau says Canadian broadband market is healthy
OTTAWA – When the Competition Bureau started its broadband market study in May 2018, the assumption was that there was a lack of competition Read more

New Amazon, Disney offerings not for Canada
Huge Disney+ marketing campaign about to kick off BOTH DISNEY AND Amazon this week announced new services which won’t be made available outside the United States. Read more




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Rogers eliminates data overage fees on Fido
Extra data price beats Koodo, Virgin TORONTO – Rogers Communications today announced its Fido brand is eliminating data overage fees with the launch of Data Overage Protection, a new feature which will be included in new Fido data, Read more

Stingray's Q1 reflects new additions
MONTREAL – Music service provider and broadcaster Stingray saw first quarter revenues increase 133.4% to $80.4 million, compared with Q1 2018. Read more

Federal government to spend $14.6 million on TV5 digital platform
OTTAWA – The federal government this week confirmed it will contribute $14.6 million to aid the transition of French language TV channel TV5Monde to digital and increase the international visibility of French-Canadian creators. Read more

Feds to fund First Nation doc series
SANDY LAKE FIRST NATION, Ont. Read more

Bell Media, Index Exchange, pump programmatic partnership
TORONTO – Bell Media and Index Exchange, the world’s largest independent ad exchange, announced this week they have accelerated the implementation and execution of programmatic instream video deals for Omnicom Media Group Read more

Ellis and Bunting launch new factual production house
TORONTO – Veteran producers Stephen Ellis and Clark Bunting have launched a new Canadian factual production house they’re calling BirdDog Media Ventures. Read more

DAZN launches new original series
LONDON, U.K. Read more

CMF hires new CSO
TORONTO – The Canada Media Fund today announced it has hired Kelly Wilhelm to fill the newly created role of chief strategy officer. Read more

Telecon expands with purchase of TRJ
MONTREAL – Telecom network infrastructure services compay Telecon, Montreal, today announced the acquisition of TRJ Telecom, including its subsidiary Telefil. Read more

OMNI launches support campaign
TORONTO – Rogers Media’s OMNI Television is asking its stakeholders, partners and supporters to lend their voices of support as the federal cabinet considers three appeals of the CRTC decision granting the TV channel a license renewal. Read more

TSN, RDS team up again for $325,000 Kraft Heinz Project Play
TORONTO – Kraft Heinz, TSN, and RDS are once again coming together to build better places to play across the country through Kraft Heinz Project Play. Read more

Telus says data is now unlimited across all speed tiers for home internet
VANCOUVER – Here’s one move that helps puts Telus onside with the CRTC’s Internet Code of conduct – for customers who renew or sign up for one or two year contracts at least. Read more

Canadian Michael Moskowitz to head up Panasonic North America
TORONTO – Electronics manufacturer Panasonic today announced Michael Moskowitz will become chairman and CEO of Panasonic North America. Read more

Newman to pivot to podcasting with CTV News
TORONTO – CTV News announced today award-winning reporter and anchor Kevin Newman will be stepping down as host and correspondent for W5 when the investigative news show returns September Read more

Samsung users see faster downloads than Apple and Huawei: Opensignal
Canadian Samsung, Huawei users experience some of the best speeds NEW DATA RELEASED THIS morning by Opensignal shows Samsung smartphone users around the world are generally seeing the fastest downloads when it comes to the three largest Read more


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