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The Podcast: APTN president and CEO Jean La Rose (PART II)
IN PART TWO OF our podcast with outgoing APTN CEO Jean La Rose, he tells our Bill Roberts how challenging it has been to try and serve the more than 50(!) Aboriginal language communities in Canada. Read more

Videotron bucks carrier trends and cancels its fastest internet speed
GATINEAU – In what’s being described as a puzzling move by many (all of whom declined to go on the record with us), Videotron has filed a tariff modification with the CRTC to decommission its Giga Service "Download 501-1000 Mbps/Upload Read more

Cable-Tec 2019: Comcast revs up virtual access networks
NEW ORLEANS – After years of trials and tribulations, Comcast has begun rolling out network virtualization in a big way, becoming the first large cable operator in North America, possibly the world, to do so. Read more

More Breaking Stories

Cable-Tec 2019: Next-gen DOCSIS direction is set
NEW ORLEANS – Ending months of squabbling over the industry's next-generation broadband specifications, cable's tech leaders have decided to split the difference by pursuing two separate, but related, paths to the Read more

Luc Perreault retires from Pelmorex
MONTREAL – After a 31-year career at The Weather Network/MétéoMédia, vice-president of distribution and government relations Luc Perreault retired at the end of September. Read more

City of Gatineau wins municipal access dispute
GATINEAU – The Telecommunications Act allows the CRTC to order “telecommunications facilities to be provided, constructed, installed, altered, moved, operated, used, repaired or maintained on any property.” Read more

Bell wins $765 million contract to build and maintain new Ontario public safety radio network
KENORA — Today, the Ontario government announced it has selected Bell Mobility to rebuild core components of the aging Public Safety Radio Network (PSRN). Read more

Execulink to upgrade its HFC infrastructure
WOODSTOCK – Execulink Telecom said today it will invest in new and improved hybrid-fibre-coax technology across its existing cable areas in Lambton and Middlesex Counties. Read more

Quebec announces $100 million in rural broadband funding
SHAWINIGAN - The Québec government today announced a new $100 million Régions branchées (Connected Regions) project. Read more

SaskTel strike ends
REGINA — Unifor said Monday its bargaining committees have signed tentative agreements with Crown corporations SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskTel, SaskWater, DirectWest, and SecureTek, ending a 17-day strike by nearly 5,000 workers across the Read more

Stingray hires Valérie Héroux away from Videotron
MONTREAL – Stingray Digital Group announced Monday Valérie Héroux is joining its management team as vice-president, content acquisition and programming, effective November 11. Read more

Ontario officially announces $30 million for Matawa broadband project
THUNDER BAY — The Ontario government announced Friday it would spend $30 million to help connect five remote Matawa-member First Nation communities to broadband internet. Read more

Fibre going into Junction 42
RED DEER COUNTY, Alta. Read more

Ericsson extends Hydro-Quebec partnership
MONTREAL – Ericsson announced today it has extended its network inventory management partnership with Hydro-Québec. Read more

Corus rebounds in fiscal 2019
Profits dip though in Q4 TORONTO – Broadcaster and producer Corus Entertainment said this morning revenues increased 2% for the year ended August 31, 2019, driven by a 4% increase in TV ad revenue in the fourth quarter and Read more

Radio-Canada and's 14 Thousand Million Things to Know licensed in France
MONTREAL – CBC and Radio-Canada Distribution, along with production company KOTV today announced they have signed a licensing agreement for the format of the popular Quebec-based series 14 Thousand Million Things to Read more

Founder Michael Donovan departs DHX Media board
HALIFAX - DHX Media, now WildBrain, announced today company founder Michael Donovan has resigned from its board of directors. Read more

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