Top Stories

CES 2018: Forget the hardware, I want my fridge to know how I feel
LAS VEGAS – At first glance this year’s Consumer Electronics Show appears not much different than those of the past. Read more

CES 2018: Samsung promises control of all gadgets with the "flip of a switch"
LAS VEGAS – This has been a CES of firsts, some hopefully not to be repeated. Read more

U.S. tax breaks are good news for Cogeco
Radio, Peer 1, doing just fine; wireless still a maybe MONTREAL – Louis Audet doesn’t like to discuss politics, no matter how many times he’s asked to by journalists, but Donald Trump and the Republican Party have been good for the Read more

More Breaking Stories

Byrnes Communications to buy Niagara Falls, Fort Erie radio stations from Vista Radio
OTTAWA – The CRTC has given Byrnes Communications the go-ahead to proceed with its acquisition of two English-language commercial radio stations in Ontario’s Niagara Region. Read more

BlackBerry launches cybersecurity software for cars
DETROIT – BlackBerry unveiled a new cybersecurity product Monday at the North American International Automotive Show initially aimed at automakers, but that could be used in healthcare, industrial automation, aerospace and defense. Read more

TLN to serve up multilingual Olympics coverage in 2018, 2020
TORONTO - CBC/Radio-Canada has named Telelatino Network Inc. Read more

9 Story Media Group expands U.S. reach with Out of the Blue acquisition
TORONTO - 9 Story Media Group has bought Out of the Blue Enterprises, the creator and producer behind children’s series Super WHY, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and owner of the legacy toy brand Colorforms. Read more

Telesat’s LEO service on track after satellite launch
OTTAWA - Telesat confirmed the successful launch of its first Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite, a move that it called an important milestone in its plans to deploy a global LEO constellation that will “revolutionize” broadband communications Read more

MDL Communications offers new OTT video system to smaller operators
WOODVILLE, ON – Broadband technologies solutions provider MDL Communications is helping smaller operators offer a new OTT experience to their customers. Read more

Former Rogers CEO Guy Laurence joins Chelsea Football Club
LONDON, UK – Former Rogers’ president and CEO Guy Laurence has kicked off a new gig as chief executive of Chelsea Football Club. Read more

DHX Media’s ‘Supernoobs’ picked up by Turner’s Cartoon Networks
HALIFAX – DHX Media has exclusively licensed a second season of its animated comedy series Supernoobs to Turner's Cartoon Networks in Europe, the Middle East and Read more

Discovery Velocity kicks off free preview
TORONTO - Discovery Velocity has opened up for a month-long national free preview, on now through February 8. Read more

Cogeco cuts greenhouse gasses, implements supplier code of conduct
MONTREAL – Cogeco has published its fourth Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, highlighting its targets and commitments, as well as material issues linked to its environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. Read more

Bell launches motorsports channel MAVTV
TORONTO – MAVTV Motorsports Network announce today it is now available across Bell TV platforms. Read more

Led by wireless, Shaw’s Q1 profits up 28%
CALGARY – A surge in wireless customers helped to lift first quarter results at Shaw Communications, the Calgary-based company said Thursday. Read more

Internet growth boosts Q1 results at Cogeco
MONTREAL – Cogceco Communications credited growth in its Canadian broadband services for an uptick in revenues and profits for its first quarter of fiscal 2018 ended November 30, 2017. Read more

MAVTV gets green light from Bell
TORONTO – Just in time for the Chili Bowl Nationals, MAVTV Motorsports Network has launched on Bell and is available on free preview. Read more

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