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CraveTV available to all Canadians with Internet starting in January
TORONTO – Bell Media’s CraveTV streaming service will be available to all Canadians with an Internet connection beginning early in 2016, the company said Monday. Read more

Rogers puts The Shopping Channel on clearance: report
TORONTO – Rogers Communications could rake in more than $300 million for selling off The Shopping Channel and is allegedly actively seeking bids on the broadcast retailer. Read more

LEFTOVER SPECTRUM: More licences available in residual 700 MHz and AWS-3 auction
OTTAWA - Industry Canada is tripling down on the number of licences up for grabs in its auction of unassigned licences from the previous 700 MHz and AWS-3 spectrum sales. Read more

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OBITUARY: Trispec Communications’ Gary Cote remembered as a gentle giant
TORONTO – Gary Cote, senior vice-president of sales at Trispec Communications, passed away suddenly in Oakville, ON on July 5 at the age of 58. Read more

Wind Mobile expands service in Toronto’s subway system
TORONTO - Wind Mobile customers now have cellular service at more subway stations in downtown Toronto. Read more

CRTC asks for feedback on Let's Talk TV changes including skinny basic, genre protection
OTTAWA - The CRTC has kicked off a call for comments on proposed amendments to the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations in order to implement some decisions from the recent Let’s Talk TV proceeding. Read more

Live tour and app seeks to extend kid series ‘The Moblees’ beyond TV
TORONTO – Children’s series The Moblees is taking its show on the road this summer plus has launched a free app for iPad for its young viewers. Read more

AutoCanada dealer group joins SiriusXM Canada's pre-owned vehicle program
TORONTO - SiriusXM Canada said Monday that Edmonton-based AutoCanada has joined its pre-owned vehicle program. Read more

CRTC to review reliability, resiliency of 9-1-1 networks
OTTAWA – The CRTC has announced plans to give Canada’s 9-1-1 networks a stress test and then decide whether to mandate 9-1-1 network quality-of-service standards. Read more

CraveTV adds 70 more films to HBO Collection
TORONTO – Bell Media’s CraveTV has added 120 hours of new HBO Films content to its HBO Collection. Read more

Leaders' Debates set for October
OTTAWA – With or without the Conservative Party, the 2015 Leaders’ Debates will take place on October 7 and 8 across Canada’s largest broadcasters. Read more

DHX Media cancels planned share offering
HALIFAX – DHX Media has shelved plans for a public offering of shares, just days after announcing its intention to do so. Read more

Canadian consumers rein in spending on telecom services: Conference Board report
OTTAWA - A sharp increase in telecommunications prices over the past year combined with slower economic growth are affecting Canadian consumers' ability to afford their current telecom services, according to The Conference Board of Canada. Read more

Hamilton to head up Canadian TV business for Entertainment One
TORONTO – Former Corus Entertainment exec Jocelyn Hamilton has been named as president, Canada at eOne Television. Read more

Openface helps power Montreal Wi-Fi project
MONTREAL – Openface Internet has been tapped as the main bandwidth provider for the MTLWiFi Read more

Sandvine sees Q2 profits tumble 32%
WATERLOO, ON – Second quarter profits at Sandvine dropped 32% while revenues dipped 4% for the period ended May 31, 2015. Read more

Nick Crowe joins Alibi Entertainment
TORONTO – Alibi Entertainment has named Nick Crowe as executive producer. Read more

BC’s Kootenays next for high-speed Internet
CRANBROOK, BC – British Columbia’s Kootenay region is next in line for funding to improve high speed Internet services. Read more

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