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The Podcast: Rogers Communications vice-chair Phil Lind
Ted's right hand man reflects on his life and career PHIL LIND MAY ALWAYS BE remembered as Ted Rogers’ cajoling consigliere. Read more

ISED, CRTC, answer Auditor General's rural broadband complaints
3,000 have signed up to Connecting Families so far, too OTTAWA – Following last month’s report from the Auditor General Read more

Gem comes into focus; CBC's rebranded streamer looks to partner with third party content makers
TORONTO - CBC news and current affairs isn't about to elbow aside Game of Thrones or The Crown in the Canadian over-the-top streaming arena. Read more

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PIAC makes funding appeal
OTTAWA – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre has put out an urgent call for funds. Read more

Westman winners
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Shaw to provide free Wi-Fi across entire metro Vancouver transit system

Consumers want devices that know them, more automation: Ericsson
TORONTO – From smartphones that understand emotions to high tech gloves that guide users through everyday tasks, autonomous and mood-predictive technology could soon play a bigger role in people’s everyday lives, according to an annual report Read more

STAC tops 100 members
OTTAWA - The Structure, Tower & Antenna Council (STAC) is capping off 2018 with 100 official members. Read more

MAVTV races onto Videotron
TORONTO - MAVTV Motorsports Network has launched on Videotron and will be available on free preview through January 31 on channels 771 HD / 171 SD. Read more

‘Corner Gas’ seeks international audiences with Amazon Prime
TORONTO - Canadian TV sitcom Corner Gas has struck its first international streaming deal with Amazon Prime. Read more

CRTC may tweak big cable’s HSA tariffs
OTTAWA – The CRTC has sided with Frontier Networks in its dispute with Eastlink over reselling its high-speed access (HSA) services. Read more

SWIFT asks residents to map their Internet service availability
WYOMING, ON – As it forges towards building #broadbandforeveryone, SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. Read more

SaskTel, community partnership extends 4G LTE to new rural communities
REGINA – SaskTel has brought its 4G LTE service to two more northern Indigenous communities. Read more

SSi works with Rogers to boost wireless connectivity in Canada’s North
SSi Mobile launches in 22nd Nunavut market YELLOWKNIFE - SSi Micro has received a spectrum sub-licence from Rogers to create a wider bandwidth channel for the delivery of wireless LTE data between its facilities and customer internet and Read more

Regulators overlook telecom’s vital role in the Canadian economy, says policy paper
CALGARY – While telecom is a vital service for virtually every business in the country, Canada’s policy-makers appear preoccupied with whether services are priced fairly for consumers, says a new report by The School of Public Policy at the Read more

TSN, RDS expand partnership with UFC
TORONTO – TSN and RDS have extended their broadcast partnership with mixed martial arts organization UFC to include more content plus digital rights across a number of corporate platforms. Read more

Academics tell CRTC they need more time for Internet code interventions
OTTAWA – A group of ten academics have told the CRTC that they will be unable to participate in the Internet code of conduct proceedings because the Commission’s timelines are too tight. Read more

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