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CRTC ordered to reconsider licence renewal decisions amidst PNI debate
Feds underscore support for CanCon ahead of fall's ‘Canadian Content in a Digital World’ announcement GATINEAU – Heeding the outcry from Canada’s creative community, the Governor in Council has ordered the CRTC to reconsider its Read more

LES INDÉPENDANTES: Au coeur des régions – DéryTélécom
APRES SES ETUDES UNIVERSITAIRES à Sherbrooke, Nathalie Gagnon pensait brièvement poursuivre sa carrière ailleurs. Cependant, elle avait toujours une petite pensée pour son chez-elle, à La Baie, au Saguenay. Read more

THE INDEPENDENTS: Quebec’s rural specialists – DéryTelecom
AFTER ATTENDING UNIVERSITY in Sherbrooke, Nathalie Gagnon briefly thought of making a career elsewhere. Read more

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Shaw’s BlueSky TV helps slow Canadian cord-cutting
OTTAWA - Canada’s publicly traded television service providers combined lost 22% fewer TV subscribers in the first half of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, bucking the recent trend of accelerating TV cord-cutting in, according to new Read more

Rogers takes fee fight to the Supreme Court
TORONTO — Rogers Communications continues to fight for the right to charge copyright holders a fee for tracking down movie pirates on its networks, announcing that it has filed with the Supreme Court a notice of application to appeal a previous Read more

Telus postpaid wireless subscribers up substantially while churn dives
VANCOUVER — Adding 99,000 net new postpaid wireless subscribers in its most recent quarter represents a 62% increase over the same quarter in 2016 means a great boost to revenue for Telus, but due to the costs of subscriber acquisition, net Read more

Mandarin, Cantonese newscasts coming to OMNI Regional in September
TORONTO — Having been given CRTC approval in May to operate its national, multicultural OMNI Regional service as a must-carry, basic-service specialty channel, Rogers Media is building up the channel’s multilingual news content, with daily Read more

Freedom Mobile employees reject contract offer, ask for renewed negotiations
WINDSOR, ON — Freedom Mobile’s customer care employees at its call centre in Windsor, Ont., have rejected a contract offer Read more

Register now for OAB Connection 2017 conference happening November 9
TORONTO — Registration is open for the Ontario Association of Broadcasters (OAB) Connection 2017 annual conference and awards gala scheduled for Thursday, November 9 at the Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel. Read more

'SC With Jay and Dan' chills with Coors Light as podcast sponsor
TORONTO — TSN announced its new daily original series SC With Jay and Dan, featuring hosts Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole, will premiere in September, with Coors Light lined up as the title sponsor for the duo’s already popular Jay Read more

Martin Tremblay appointed COO of Quebecor Sports & Entertainment
MONTREAL — Quebecor announced Friday the appointment of Martin Tremblay as the new chief operating officer of the company’s Sports and Entertainment Group. Read more

Sub-Atlantic link between South America and Africa nears completion in Angola
LUANDA, ANGOLA — Angola Cables announced Thursday an important milestone as installation of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) officially began on the Angolan coast this week, bringing the transatlantic communications cable project closer Read more

Newcap Radio revenues drop as Alberta, Newfoundland markets decline
DARTMOUTH, NS — Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited, owner and operator of Newcap Radio, reported decreases in its quarterly and year-to-date revenues, primarily due to revenue declines in the company’s Alberta and Newfoundland and Read more

HIFI specialty channel violated broadcasting code: CBSC
Adult content broadcast too early in the day OTTAWA — A number of broadcasts in November 2016 on specialty channel HIFI violated the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Code of Ethics and Violence Code by airing Read more

DHX Media releases We Are Savvy series on YouTube Red
HALIFAX — DHX Media is teaming up with YouTube to release We Are Savvy, a magazine-style series featuring segments about music, fashion, dance and DIY, on the subscriber-only YouTube Red service, which is not yet available in Read more

You.i TV appoints new CFO
OTTAWA — You.i TV announced Rob White, a veteran software industry executive, is joining the company as its chief financial officer. Read more

Wireless growth, spectrum sale to Rogers help drive up Quebecor revenues
MONTREAL — Quebecor Inc. Read more

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