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The Podcast: APTN president and CEO Jean La Rose
JEAN LA ROSE HAS BEEN CEO of the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network for 17 of the channel’s 20 years. Read more

Three-year device plans raise new barriers where the CRTC planned none, say consumer groups
Competition Bureau has its worries, too GATINEAU – In the summer Rogers Wireless introduced 36-month device Read more

Court declines to hear Videotron appeal on set top data refusal
But it may have support to change that CoL from other Canadian BDUs OTTAWA – The Federal Court of Appeal this week refused to hear Vidéotron’s appeal of its condition of license which requires it to take part in a new ratings system Read more

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COMMENTARY: Lessons from Australia's national network mess
Politicizing Canadian telecommunications regulation is a bad idea THE AFFORDABILITY OF WIRELESS services is front and centre in the 2019 federal election campaign, with politicians of all stripes promising to take a big stick to mobile Read more

Facing better than expected revenues, Corus asks to delay Cancon spending
GATINEAU – Corus has recently filed an application to the CRTC to amend its conditions of licence to be allowed to delay spending on Canadian Programming Expenditures for 2020. Read more

Comcast Business expands to Canada through Kamloops' iTel
PHILADELPHIA – Comcast Business today announced it has signed an access agreement with Kamloops-based iTel Networks in order for the American communications giant to deliver managed broadband services to its U.S.-based enterprise customers with Read more

Rogers partners with Cubic Telecom on connected cars
Navigation, real-time route mapping, streaming media coming for Canadian drivers DUBLIN and TORONTO – Cubic Telecom, a connectivity management software provider for the automotive and IoT industries, and Rogers Communications today Read more

CRTC must be careful if it's going to allow Bell's AI-powered call block test
GATINEAU – As part of the unrelenting effort by Canada and other jurisdictions to put an end to fraud and scam calls, last December, the CRTC launched a Read more

Netflix misses estimates, but returns to growth
Disney+ is coming… LOS GATOS, Calif. Read more

Cable-Tec 2019: Second-largest U.S. cableco eyes services over fixed wireless
Charter wants to beam video, voice and data everywhere NEW ORLEANS – Ramping up for the emerging 5G wireless era, Charter Communications is exploring the idea of using new wireless spectrum to beam a bundle of video, voice and data Read more

Ted Bundy docuseries coming to Amazon Prime Video in 2020
Co-pro with Blue Ant Media’s Saloon CULVER CITY, Calif - Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer, will come to Amazon Prime Video in 2020, the company announced today. Read more

CBS All-Access original No Activity coming November 21
NEW YORK – SVOD service CBS All Access announced this week all eight episodes of the third season of its original comedy series No Activity will be available to stream Thursday, November 21st, Read more

Greenberg Fund, N&L Film Dev announce new short film program
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24 hours of standup from Comedy Central's YouTube channel starts Thursday night
NEW YORK – Viacom's Comedy Central will open its vault of half-hour stand-up specials for a 24-hour live stream event beginning at 11 p.m. Read more

Access celebrates National Co-op week
REGINA – Access Communications is using National Co-op Week to celebrate and reflect on the contributions co-operatives, like itself, have in their communities. Read more

Apple TV+ and app coming to Roku
LOS GATOS, Calif – Roku today announced the Apple TV app is available on its platform. Read more

Telus invests in agriculture tech startup
VANCOUVER – Telus announced today that its investment arm Telus Ventures, along with BASF Venture Capital are among lead investors in a series B investment round for British startup Hummingbird Technologies. Read more

NFB adds more than 20 Alanis Obomsawin films to
MONTRERAL – The National Film Board of Canada said today it has added over 20 films from world-renowned filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin to its online screening room, Read more

Rogers' Frequency podcast net launches series on Rob Ford's rise
TORONTO – Rogers Media’s Frequency Podcast Network announced today it will launch an eight-part investigative podcast series which explores former Toronto mayor the late Rob Ford’s rise to power. Read more

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