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Connecting the North Part IV: Satellite capacity still a broadband barrier
SINCE THERE IS ONLY ONE fibre link to the North, the majority of the smaller communities have long had to rely on satellite technology. Read more

COMMENTARY: Protect the integrity of the Internet, protect free thought
The disruption initiated by the web was always going to result in some chaos. Read more

CRTC has new Ontario Commissioner
GATINEAU - Toronto-based lawyer Monique Lafontaine has been named the CRTC’s new Commissioner for Ontario. Read more

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Rogers Media's Viceland TV channel may close: report
VICELAND’S FUTURE IN CANADA may be on thin ice after word that its partner, Rogers Media, may have plans to pull its financial support for the specialty service. Read more

CBC/Radio-Canada promises extensive coverage of next two Paralympic Games
TORONTO - CBC/Radio-Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced their first-ever multi-Games partnership renewal that will see the national public broadcaster remain Canada’s Paralympic Network through the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Read more

5G mobile subscriptions will hit 1B in next six years: Ericsson
5G SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR enhanced mobile broadband will top 1 billion by 2023, according to a new report by Ericsson. Read more

AMI-tv doc marks 100th anniversary of Halifax Explosion
TORONTO - Accessible Media Inc. Read more

Cogeco Peer 1 app provides 3D view of the Internet
TORONTO – Cogeco Peer 1 has unveiled an updated and refreshed version of its Map of the Internet app, a 3D visualization of the world's networks and how they are connected. Read more

Radio host rapped by CBSC for inciting violence
OTTAWA – A radio host who recommended vigilante justice in response to a news story about a controversial Twitter post was found to have breached the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Code of Ethics by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Read more

Grey Cup TV audiences up 10% from last year to 4.3M
TORONTO – Almost 30% of Canadians watched some or all of Sunday’s thrilling Grey Cup game, the CFL said citing overnight data from Numeris. Read more

Telesat loses LEO satellite
VOSTOCHNY COSMODROME, EASTERN RUSSIA – Telesat’s Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite program has hit a snag after a Russian satellite failed to enter orbit as planned. Read more

EXFO moves to acquire Astellia's remaining shares
QUEBEC CITY – EXFO Inc. Read more

Blue Ant International sells over 600 hours of content ahead of ATF
TORONTO – Blue Ant International has sold over 600 hours of 4K and HD programming to several broadcasters in the Asia-Pacific region ahead of Asia Television Forum (ATF). Read more

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