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Copyright Act Review: Rogers, Bell, Shaw and Teksavvy face the committee
OTTAWA – Three of Canada’s largest wired and wireless operators, and one independent, assembled on Parliament Hill Wednesday afternoon to discuss revisions to the Copyright Act. Read more

CCSA Connect: Why independents are beginning to manage their customers' Wi-Fi
“It’s too often about more when it should be about better” ST ANDREWS, N.B. Read more

Altering the Acts: It's the Internet, Stupid... and we need to split the CRTC
OTTAWA - The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications started to examine how the three federal communications statutes (the Telecommunications Act, the Broadcasting Act, and the Radiocommunication Act) can be modernized In light Read more

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Broadcasting, Telecommunications Acts review panel calls for comments as consultations get underway
OTTAWA – The panel reviewing the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Acts has officially kicked off its public consultations with a call for comments from stakeholders and interested parties. Read more

RADIO: What do long term ratings trends say about Montreal's station format flips?
RADIO RATINGS ANALYSIS is a complex task, as we’ve been saying. Read more

CBS to build TV, film production facility in Mississauga
CBS Stages Canada to open by mid-2019 TORONTO – CBS is building a large-scale television and film production facility just outside of Toronto, creating more production space for CBS Television Studios content shot on this side of the Read more

Typical mobile video experience lacking, including in Canada: OpenSignal
LONDON, UK – Canada ranks within the top 30 countries for its consumer mobile video experience, ahead of the U.S. Read more

Telus takes mobile clinic on wheels national
VANCOUVER – Telus announced a $5 million commitment to expand its Read more

Quebecor implores political parties to keep production services tax credit
MONTREAL – Quebecor is urging all of Quebec's political parties to formally commit to maintaining the province’s film or video production services tax credit and to support the local production industry. Read more

Rogers improves wireless service in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
MONTREAL - Rogers said Wednesday that it has improved wireless service around Parc Delpha –Sauvé and Baie Saint-Francois in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield as part of its multi-year network plan to bring gigabit LTE and 5G to its customers. Read more

CBC/Radio-Canada maps out ongoing commitment to diversity, inclusion
OTTAWA - CBC/Radio-Canada unveiled a new three-year plan this week that it says sets out its strategy to reflect the full range of Canadian perspectives through its content, workplace culture and workforce. Read more

Competition Bureau warns streaming services to not “bury important information” in terms, conditions
OTTAWA - The Competition Bureau is urging online video streaming services in Canada to revisit their marketing practices and related terms and conditions "to follow best practices and comply with the law” as a result of its annual sweep of the Read more

SaskTel uses small cell site solution to boost rural 4G LTE service in 50 communities
REGINA – SaskTel has announced plans to improve 4G LTE cellular services in seven more rural communities by deploying a small cell site solution, bringing the total to 50 communities to date. Read more

First female NFL broadcast team debuts on Amazon Prime Video
SEATTLE - Sports journalists Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer will provide commentary and analysis for Amazon Prime Video’s live streaming coverage of 11 Thursday Night Football games beginning this week in over 200 countries, including Read more

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