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BSO Hearing Day 3: How new satellites will boost broadband capacity in the North
GATINEAU – The first two days of the CRTC’s basic service objective (BSO) hearing had a distinct northern flavour. Witnesses argued that a lack of backbone capacity was hindering broadband in the region. Read more

UPDATE: VisionTV can decrease its religious programming, but can’t cut its Cancon hours
GATINEAU – The CRTC approved ZoomerMedia’s application for religious service VisionTV to completely alter its programming, but denied its request to cut down some of its Canadian content requirements. Read more

BSO Hearing Day #2: Why getting the backbone right is so critical to the North
GATINEAU - Including broadband in a redefined basic service objective (BSO) is an absolute requirement, the Nunavut Broadband Development Corp. Read more

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COMMTECH EAST 2016: 4K, FTTX and networking abound
MISSISSAUGA – CommTech East wrapped up Wednesday after more than 500 attendees from the cable, wireless, ISP and related ICT industries packed the two-day event in Mississauga. Read more

Bell Media pushes private, premium, programmatic marketplace
TORONTO – Bell Media will make its premium video inventory available to advertisers programmatically for the first time, “while offering a brand-safe environment and optimal customer experience,” the company announced today. Read more

Cogeco earnings, EBITDA, grow in Q2
MONTREAL – Cogeco Inc. Read more

New TV channels help drive Corus Q2
TORONTO - "We have delivered revenue and segment profit growth for the second consecutive quarter, driven by the launch of new specialty television services and digital distribution revenues," said Doug Murphy, president and CEO of Corus Read more

Bell Media to air Canuck flicks on national film day
TORONTO - Bell Media will celebrate Canadian film, celebrating the third annual National Canadian Film Day with multi-platform airings of some of the country’s premium cinematic offerings on Wednesday, April 20. Read more

Corus is the Canadian conduit to Netflix for Nickelodeon
TORONTO - Corus Entertainment, which is the exclusive brand partner for Nickelodeon in Canada, announced today a new content deal with Netflix. Read more

Reality real estate sells well for Corus
TORONTO – Corus Entertainment announced today it has sold the shows Buying the View and Masters of Flip in multiple territories. Read more

TFO's traditional songs app takes silver
TORONTO - The application Traditional Songs, designed and developed by Groupe Média TFO for children aged two to six, was awarded the best apps for Read more

AQT’s Women in IT mentorship project moves forward
MONTREAL – A dozen female professionals/entrepreneurs were partnered with men and women mentors drawn from the ICT sector at the end of the first training day of the Women in IT Mentorship Project. Read more

Canadian Suite at NAB ends its run
MISSISSAUGA – After a successful 50-years, the Canadian Suite organizing committee has announced the Canadian Suite at the 2016 NAB Show has been cancelled due to a reduced level of sponsorship that is well below the point of event Read more

TVA launches digital newsstand for its magazines
MONTREAL – Quebecor Media's TVA Group today launched Molto, a new digital newsstand that gives users full, unlimited access to the content of all its magazines on their tablets and smartphones. Read more

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