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The Podcast: Part II with CRTC chair Ian Scott
Why he wanted this tough job in the first place WITH THE MYRIAD ISSUES facing the CRTC and regulators around the world, chair of the CRTC is a hot seat. Always has been. Read more

Wireless Policy Review: Competition Bureau recommends "facilities-focused" MVNOs
Says unfettered MVNOs would jeopardize regional players GATINEAU – Friday was the deadline for the second phase of the comments in the CRTC’s Review of mobile wireless services and all eyes were on the Competition Read more

TekSavvy appeals site blocking decision
OTTAWA – On November 15, a federal court judge told internet service providers they have to start blocking unauthorized online services which provide Read more

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Wireless Policy Review: The songs remain the same
GATINEAU – After reviewing a dozen of the new submissions made at the CRTC’s latest wireless policy review submission deadline on Friday, we can confidently say: No one has yet changed their mind since the last rounds of information were Read more

TPIA: Federal Court grants incumbents leave to appeal, and a stay of CRTC's wholesale rates decision
OTTAWA – The judicial process against the CRTC’s August decision on the final rates for aggregated wholesale high-speed Read more

CTAM Canada: Research shows video consumption is split along age lines
Flexible storytelling is the key to the future TORONTO – Overall, Canadians are spending less time watching video content than in 2018, but 18-to-34 year-olds increased their overall viewing, while those 35 and over have seen a Read more

CRTC kicks off CBC licence renewal by asking Canadians what they think
GATINEAU – The CRTC said today it wants to know what Canadians think of CBC/Radio-Canada’s programming. Read more

Canadian buys into MVNO
Actor Ryan Reynolds buys stake in Mint Mobile COSTA MESA – Low-cost U.S. Read more

5G subscriptions to top 2.6 billion by end of 2025, says Ericsson
STOCKHOLM – Telecom technology maker Ericsson said today it expects the number of 5G subscriptions to top 2.6 billion, globally, within the next six years Read more

CBC expanding international podcast sales efforts
TORONTO - CBC/Radio-Canada today announced Acast will be its first official podcast partner for international sales. Read more

CBS All Access rolling out big library of kids content, but only in the U.S.
NEW YORK – SVOD service CBS All Access today anounced the rollout of hundreds of hours of children’s programming – and that a library of Nickelodeon programming will be available to subscribers, starting with select titles in Read more

Iristel buys Adya
TORONTO – A share deal announced this month has seen Iristel purchase most of Adya Inc., and transition into a publicly traded company on the TSX Venture Exchange. Read more

Be ready for screeching devices on Wednesday
Necessary testing to happen across the country GATINEAU – On Wednesday, November 27, 2019, all provincial and territorial emergency management organizations in Canada, except Nunavut, will conduct public alerting Read more

CFL renews rights deal with Bell Media
TORONTO – With the Grey Cup kicking off Sunday at 6:30 p.m., the Canadian Football League, TSN, and RDS this week announced a long-term extension of their partnership. Read more

Verizon and Snap to partner on 5G
NEW YORK – Saying they are looking to “unlock next generation consumer content experiences," Verizon and Snap Inc. Read more

Amazon Prime Video comes to Shaw's BlueCurve TV
CALGARY – Shaw Communications announced today its BlueCurve TV customers can access their Amazon Prime Video accounts from their TV set top boxes. Read more

CBS All Access expands original content team
Most new shows on traditional TV in Canada though NEW YORK – CBS All Access today announced the expansion of its Original Content team. Read more

Telus and MobiledgeX open live, edge computing test beds
VANCOUVER – Telus and edge computing provider MobiledgeX announced today the MobiledgeX Early Access Program will soon open in Canada. Read more

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