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COMMENTARY: The CRTC is adrift
NEVER OVER THE LAST 50 years have the CRTC’s decisions been as hotly contested. Read more

COMMENTAIRE: Le CRTC à la dérive?
JAMAIS DEPUIS 50 ANS, les décisions du CRTC furent aussi âprement contestées. Read more

Cogeco buys remaining MetroCast systems in U.S. for $1.4B
MONTREAL and QUINCY, MA - Cogeco Communications subsidiary Atlantic Broadband is buying the MetroCast cable systems in the eastern United States for US$1.4 billion, the company announced early Monday. Read more

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SWIFT seeks CEO
WYOMING, ON - The SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network is looking for a chief executive officer as it prepares to build an ultra-high-speed fibre optic regional broadband network covering southwestern Ontario, Caledon, and the Read more

Rogers Media pulls the plug on G4
TORONTO – Rogers Media has confirmed that it will shutter its technology-focused channel G4 effective August 31, 2017. Read more

TeraGo announces David Charron as incoming CFO
TORONTO – TeraGo has named David Charron as its next chief financial officer, replacing Joe Prodan who left the company back in March. Read more

TSN tips off NBA Summer League coverage
TORONTO – TSN subscribers may catch the next generation of basketball stars through live coverage of the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League via TSN.ca/Live and the TSN Go Read more

CMF adds two to BoD
TORONTO – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) has added two new members to its board of directors following its annual meeting of members held earlier this week in Montreal. Read more

SaskTel rolls out infiNET network in Yorkton, Rosthern
REGINA – SaskTel has launched its fibre optic network infiNET in select neighbourhoods of Yorkton and Rosthern. Read more

ICTC, CDPF, partner to drive digital policy research
OTTAWA - The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) and Canada’s Digital Policy Forum (CDPF) have announced an amalgamation advancing primary research, analysis, and public policy Read more

Political satire ‘Graves’ arrives on Super Channel August 15
EDMONTON – Super Channel has picked up the political dramedy series Graves from Lionsgate Television. Read more

TSPs must give customers four business days notice of disconnection, says CRTC
OTTAWA – The CRTC has tweaked the disconnection practices between telecommunications service providers (TSPs) in an effort to mitigate the impact of potential disconnections on Canadian end-customers. Read more

U.S. TV networks hoodwink Nielsen’s ratings system with timely typos
SOME U.S. Read more

Quebecor continues to buy back more of Caisse de depot’s share of Quebecor Media
MONTREAL - Quebecor has spent $38 million to further reduce the share of Quebecor Media (QMI) held by provincial pension fund manager Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Caisse). Read more

CFL, SiriusXM Canada, extend broadcasting agreement for every game
TORONTO – SiriusXM Canada has renewed a multi-year agreement with the Canadian Football League (CFL) and will offer subscribers across North America every game of the 2017 and 2018 regular CFL seasons. Read more

Montreal’s Aldea wraps up delivery of FIFA Confederations Cup to Chile
MONTREAL - Canadian video supplier Aldea Solutions said Thursday that it successfully transmitted the live feeds of the recent 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia to Chilean TV broadcaster MEGA. Read more

Accedian unveils new COO
MONTREAL - Accedian Networks has named former Nortel exec Dion Joannou as its new chief operating officer. Read more


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CEO - SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network

Implementation Manager, IT Infrastructure


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