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COMMENTARY: Why “facilities-based” is an obsolete measure of competition
Thoughts on why Canadian prices are so high THE CRTC'S RECENT REPORT on Canadian telecom prices (prepared by Read more

UPDATED: Bell TV dropping several channels, including CNBC, Shopping Channel
TORONTO – Bell Canada informed its customers last month that it is dropping a number of TV channels from its lineup. Read more

CBC’s Olympics coverage watched by more than 86% of Canadians
TORONTO - Some 30.4 million Canadians (or 86.3% of the population) have watched CBC/Radio-Canada’s coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games across all networks and platforms during the first 10 days, CBC said late Tuesday. Read more

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eOne completes investment in digital studio Secret Location
TORONTO – Entertainment One has acquired full control of Toronto-based digital studio Secret Location in a move that it says underscores its “commitment to next-gen new format Read more

4K will make way for 8K by 2020: Juniper Research
HAMPSHIRE, UK - Driven by greater content availability and compatible devices, 4K OTT (over the top) content will finally see mass-market appeal, with adoption set to soar over the next five years, says new data from Juniper Research. Read more

CMF invests $5.5M in 16 projects via English POV program
TORONTO - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) is contributing $5.5 million to 16 projects that applied for funding through the 2016-2017 English Point-of-View (POV) Program. Read more

Stornoway Communications’ iChannel fades to black
TORONTO – Independent broadcaster and producer Stornoway Communications has exited the broadcasting business after pulling the plug on its remaining linear channel, the public Read more

CTV Go, TSN Go launch on Xbox One
TORONTO – Bell Media’s CTV Go and TSN Go apps are now available on Xbox One, the first time that the apps are available on a gaming console. Read more

TerreStar adds former Verizon Wireless CEO to BoD
MONTREAL – Former Verizon Wireless president and CEO Dan Mead has joined the Board of Directors at satellite and terrestrial telecommunications provider TerreStar Solutions. Read more

Virgin Mobile launches home broadband in Ontario
TORONTO – Bell flanker brand Virgin Mobile Canada is now offering home Internet service to its Ontario customers. Read more

Quebec court ruling opens door to class-action suit over roaming fees
MONTREAL – A Quebec Court of Appeal ruling could result in a class-action lawsuit over excessive international roaming fees charged by the country’s biggest wireless providers. Read more

Bell, Canadian Olympic Committee extend partnership
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Bell have renewed their partnership through to 2024, the two organizations announced Tuesday at Canada Olympic House in Rio. Read more

Ottawa’s You.i TV hires first COO
OTTAWA – Canadian video app platform company You.i TV has named Dan Beer as its first chief operating officer. Read more

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