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Bloomberg Canada: Still no Bell carriage, but a “very good” first year (update #3)
TORONTO — Bloomberg TV Canada’s first year of operation has been one of growth and expansion, with distribution and advertising levels increasing monthly, the first of several news bureaus across the country coming online, and an “A-list” Read more

Amazon Prime Video launches in Canada - and more than 200 other places
SEATTLE – Amazon Prime Video officially arrived in Canada on Wednesday as part of a larger expansion making the global video streaming service available in more than 200 countries, Read more

Iristel calls Rogers’ traffic pumping allegations “vexatious fiction”
MARKHAM, ON – Iristel has not only denied Rogers’ allegations of traffic pumping, it says that the claims are “at best a result of recklessly poor due diligence and at worst, a vexatious fiction intended to injure Iristel’s business Read more

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Basic Service Objective (a.k.a. #TalkBroadband) decision coming December 21
GATINEAU – The CRTC will release its decision on basic telecommunications services late next Wednesday. Read more

Mohawk Journalism's content accessibility program continues to develop
HAMILTON – Mohawk College Journalism’s pioneering new program teaching accessible content production to its aspiring journalists took another step on Tuesday when its initial group of second-year journalism students showed off their work to Read more

Federal government to launch another broadband plan Thursday
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Commission lauded for its work on voter registry, broadband performance analysis
OTTAWA - The CRTC received two awards Wednesday from the Community of Federal Regulators. Read more

Maureen Holloway unveiled as new radio host for Toronto’s CHFI
TORONTO – Well known radio personality and comedian Maureen Holloway is joining the popular morning show on Toronto’s 98.1 CHFI FM. Read more

Primus increases VoIP footprint in BC, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec
TORONTO - Primus expanded its VoIP footprint Wednesday, increasing its national coverage to another 400,000 Canadians in small and mid-sized communities in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec. Read more

Blue Ant Media names new CEO of Omnia Media
TORONTO and LOS ANGELES - Blue Ant Media has tapped former YouTube executive David Brown as CEO of its Omnia Media subsidiary. Read more

Execulink Telecom CFO Jonathan Scott set to retire
WOODSTOCK, ON - Execulink Telecom CFO and operations VP Jonathan Scott has announced his retirement from the telco effective December 31, 2016. Read more

Proper Television restructures development team as it eyes new U.S. business
TORONTO – Canadian factual producer Proper Television has named Matt Mitchell as its new development producer as it moves to broaden its presence in the U.S. Read more

MTS launches Hollywood Suite Go
TORONTO and WINNIPEG - Hollywood Suite’s mobile and web VOD service Hollywood Suite GO (HSGO) is now available to MTS Ultimate TV customers. Read more

EC kicks off €500M broadband investment drive
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – The European Commission and European Investment Bank have announced a new a €500 million investment fund designed to improve broadband infrastructure across underserved areas of Europe. Read more

Quebecor Content renews deal with Viacom International Media Networks
MONTREAL - Quebecor Content got a little help from Corus Entertainment while renewing its content agreement with Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN). Read more

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