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Canadian newcomers: How rising housing costs hits wireless and telecom spending
TORONTO – Over 90% of new Canadians have a smartphone, and they are power users of their devices – and while they’re somewhat familiar with Canadian wireless and broadband providers, their rapidly growing housing costs look to impact Read more

Altering the Acts: What We Heard is just what we've been hearing
Heritage Minister offers an enlightening tweet OTTAWA – They heard directly from from 150 stakeholders and read through more than 2,000 Read more Interview (part II): Anna Maria Tremonti on hard lessons learned

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Happy Canada Day!
WE AT CARTT.CA will be enjoying the long Canada Day weekend coming up and we hope our readers will be doing the same. Read more

Altering the Acts: Legislative review panel sums up what they heard
BTLR panel wades through 2,085 submissions OTTAWA – The federal government’s Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review (BTLR) made public its preliminary report today, a summary of what it heard from Read more

Surge in TV ad sales buoy Q3 revenues, profits at Corus
TORONTO – Double digit gains in television advertising revenues lifted third quarter revenues at Corus Entertainment, the company said Wednesday. Read more

Cogeco hires new VP wireless solutions and innovation
MONTREAL – Earlier this month Cogeco announced it has hired Marie Ginette Lepage (pictured) as its new vice-president, wireless solutions and innovation. Read more

Serge Sasseville to retire from Quebecor
MONTREAL – Long-time Quebecor lawyer and executive Serge Sasseville has announced he is retiring from the company at the end of 2019. Read more

Smartphone, computer top choices for consuming online video: MTM
OTTAWA – Almost two-thirds (64%) of Canadians say that they watch video on a cell phone, and those who do are much more likely to have a newer model of phone purchased with the past two years, according to new research from the Media Technology Read more

Recycle My Cell program saves 6.9 million devices from landfill in last decade
OTTAWA – Canada's free cellphone recycling program Recycle My Cell celebrates its 10th anniversary this week with the knowledge that it has recycled or reused almost 7 Read more

Jennifer McCann to lead Shaftesbury’s new kids, family division
TORONTO - Veteran producer Jennifer McCann is joining Shaftesbury in the newly created role of executive producer of the prodco’s kids & family entertainment division. Read more

uBreakiFix opens another Ontario location
SARNIA, ON - Tech repair company uBreakiFix opened its first location in Sarnia earlier this week. Read more

WAM Media adds scripted division
MONTREAL - WAM Media has created a new scripted division that will be headed up by Misha Solomon. Read more

New diagnostic standard helps providers optimize, troubleshoot home Wi-Fi networks
CABLELABS AND THE WI-FI ALLIANCE have partnered on a standardized approach for diagnostic data collection on home Wi-Fi networks. Read more

CMPA partners with C21Media for 25th anniversary of Prime Time in Ottawa
OTTAWA - The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) said Tuesday that C21Media will produce its annual conference Prime Time in Ottawa starting next year. Read more

SSIMWAVE adds two
WATERLOO - SSIMWAVE has added more tech talent to help drive the continued development of its video quality of experience system. Read more

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