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Bell wants to use AI for advanced fraud call blocking trial
GATINEAU – Bell Canada has asked the CRTC for permission to conduct a 90-day test this fall where it will block verified, known scam calls “received or transmitted from, to, or over our networks.” Read more

Bell's proposed purchase peeves Péladeau
MONTREAL – As predicted, Quebecor CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau hates the proposed purchase of the V network and by Bell Media. Read more

Inside Wiring: Bell vs. Cloudwifi update
GATINEAU – Last summer Cloudwifi, a Kitchener-based ISP that operates mostly in the apartment and condo space, filed an application with the CRTC requesting an order stating Bell Canada can’t interfere with a customer’s use of the inside Read more

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Shaw goes lower with Freedom's new Absolute Zero (updated)
Back-to-school promo offers the latest phones, Big Gig Unlimited, starting at $50/month CALGARY – Shaw Communications’ Freedom Mobile has dropped wireless pricing again by reducing the cost of wireless for Canadians with its Big Gig Read more

Xplornet says it will soon be 5G-ready in New Brunswick with $120-million investment
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Rogers and Nisga’a Nation deliver wireless to Northwestern B.C.
NEW AIYANSH, B.C. Read more

Jordan Banks to replace Rick Brace as Rogers Media president
TORONTO – Rogers Communications announced Monday the appointment of Jordan Banks as president of Rogers Media. Read more

U.S. streamer gains some Gusto
OTTAWA – American streaming service UP Faith and Family has acquired DNA Dinners (16x30) and nine holiday specials from Ottawa’s Gusto Worldwide Media. Read more

DHX launches new product line
HALIFAX – DHX Brands announced today a new direct-to-retail product line of In the Night Garden products, created to suit the brand’s demographic of kids aged 6 months to two-and-a-half years old. Read more

Freedom launches in Nanaimo
CALGARY – Freedom Mobile announced Friday it has launched its network in Nanaimo, B.C. Read more

SaskTel continues to boost speeds across the province (updated)
REGINA – SaskTel last week announced the Village of Paradise Hill and Town of Preeceville are among the next wave of Saskatchewan communities to receive interNET Extended 25 and 50 as well as maxTV Stream service. Read more

Actors, directors, crew, to hit the campaign trail to hold politicians feet to the fire
TORONTO - Members of the Canadian creative industry members will shadow MPs and potential MPs this fall, asking federal election candidates to answer questions on the future of Canada’s $9 billion market in screen-based Read more

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