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COMMENTARY: If you don’t offer Netflix on your set top boxes yet, what on earth are you waiting for?
THERE ARE TWO Canadian TV carriers who offer Netflix to their customers directly via their advanced television set top boxes: Cogeco Cable and Telus Optik TV. Read more

MPs ask why Rogers can’t pull money from other divisions to fund OMNI
OTTAWA - Rogers Media resolutely defended its decision to cut all news programming from its ethnic OMNI stations and replace it with current affairs shows before a Parliamentary committee on Wednesday. Read more

While Stanley Cup TV ratings dip, online viewing surges
TORONTO - Rogers Media's TV ratings for the overall NHL Stanley Cup playoff rounds fell this season, compared to the 2014 championship rounds, due in part to Canadians viewing live game action on digital platforms. Read more

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Wind Mobile first to offer cell service in Toronto’s subway system
TORONTO – Wind Mobile customers are the first to have cellular service at three major subway stations in downtown Toronto. Read more

CRTC feted for modernizing telecommunications in Canada's Far North
OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The CRTC will be recognized with a 2015 Public Service Award of Excellence this fall for its work on modernizing northern telecommunications. Read more

Access7 official broadcast sponsor for Estevan 2016 Saskatchewan Summer Games
ESTEVAN, SK - Access Communications’ community channel Access7 has been named as the broadcast sponsor for the Estevan 2016 Saskatchewan Summer Games. Read more

‘Teletubbies’ set to debut in France
HALIFAX – DHX Media’s rebooted Teletubbies is heading to France to air early next year on Gulli as part of a major European deal, the children’s entertainment company said Read more

Private radio sector sees revenues dip slightly in 2014: StatCan
OTTAWA - Operating revenues at Canada’s private radio broadcasters saw their first decrease in five years in 2014, dropping 0.5% from 2013 to $1.6 billion, according to Read more

Competition Bureau wants telcos to disclose Apple Canada contracts
OTTAWA – Canada’s wireless carriers are being asked to turn over their Apple iPhone sales records as the Competition Bureau deepens its probe into alleged anti-competitive clauses in Apple Canada sales contracts. Read more

CTV News partners with Facebook for election insights, coverage
TORONTO – CTV News said Tuesday that it is teaming up with Facebook to offer viewers “an added layer of insight” throughout the federal election campaign. Read more

IIC Canada conference will return in 2016
OTTAWA – The Canadian Chapter of the International Institute of Communications, known as IIC Canada, has postponed its annual conference in Ottawa this fall in favour of the 46th annual conference of the International Institute of Read more

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