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Bill Roberts interviews Michael MacMillan, the contrarian CEO of Blue Ant Media
LISTEN CLOSELY AS THE two discuss topics such as Michael's strategy for Blue Ant, international Read more

DISCOVERABILITY: How we will find content in our over-the-top, new media world
VANCOUVER – Moods, moments, sentiments, likes and trending. Read more

Shaw WiFi approaching LTE speeds
CALGARY – Shaw Communications unveiled much higher speeds of its Shaw Go WiFi network for customers who have Shaw’s mid- and higher tier Internet plans. Read more

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Internet complaints on the rise as wireless gripes fall: CCTS report
OTTAWA – While Canadians complained less about their wireless services last year, the number of Internet-related grievances jumped by 52%, the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) said Wednesday in its annual Read more

CRTC paves way for live sports on Bell Media’s ESPN Classic
OTTAWA – Bell Media sports service ESPN Classic may now air live sports after the CRTC approved amendments to its broadcasting licence. Read more

Rogers inks new mobile wireless service agreement with Quebec government
QUEBEC CITY - Rogers Communications has extended its mobile wireless service agreement with the Government of Quebec for up to 10 years under a new agreement with the Centre de services partagés du Quebec (CSPQ). Read more

CCAP offers new content portal to members
CHARLESBOURG, QC - Coopérative de Câblodistribution de L'Arrière Pays (CCAP) has launched a new online portal to offer its members access to live, local programming, select programmer live streams, and Go streaming services. Read more

CTV brings back Mulder and Scully with new ‘X-Files’ episodes
TORONTO – CTV has acquired the newest incarnation of cult hit The X-Files, 13 years after the original series completed its run. Read more

WCT’s Protégé Project back to put more women in the C-Suite
OTTAWA - Women in Communications and Technology (WCT) has kicked off the second year of its Protégé Project, an initiative intended to propel rising female stars into top decision-making in Canada’s communications, media and technology Read more

Rogers buys Internetworking Atlantic
HALIFAX - Rogers Communications has bought Halifax-based Internetworking Atlantic Inc. Read more

Corus Entertainment launches Disney Junior, Disney XD
TORONTO - Disney Junior and Disney XD will arrive in over eight million households this week through distribution partners across English Canada. Read more

Wind Mobile offers mobile phones, free service to Syrian refugee families
TORONTO – Wind Mobile is providing Syrian refugee families who are coming to Canada with mobile phones and two years of wireless service free of charge. Read more

Fuss joins Vice Canada as chief revenue officer
TORONTO – Former Blue Ant Media exec Ryan Fuss has been named chief revenue officer at Vice Canada. Read more

AMI scores a touchdown with Grey Cup broadcast
TORONTO - Accessible Media Inc. (AMI)’s coverage of the 103rd Grey Cup last Sunday garnered more than 24,000 viewers per minute, making it AMI-tv’s highest ranking Live Described event to date. Read more

Baptiste reappointed as SOCAN CEO
TORONTO – SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste was unanimously approved for a new five-year contract by the board of directors, extending his leadership position with the Canadian music industry's largest organization until 2021. Read more


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