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CRTC to render differential pricing decision today
Vidéotron’s Unlimited Music hangs in the balance GATINEAU – Is selecting and offering free music services to wireless customers a form of net neutrality-bruising gatekeeping, or an innovative way to win and keep happy customers? Read more

Natale stresses culture as key, just a few hours into his new gig
TORONTO – While Joe Natale plans to spend Thursday with some of Rogers Cable’s technicians, and then visiting stores and call centres in the days after that “to see what it’s like to be our customer”, the new RCI CEO stressed yesterday Read more

COMMENTARY: Heritage Committee to demand answers for CBC "mistakes"
OTTAWA – CBC executives will be called on the carpet at some point soon to explain “mistakes” some say it made in its recent show The Story of Us to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage. Read more

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More Canadians favouring broadband subscriptions over TV
VICTORIA - Canadian households are still cutting the cord from their television services providers while residential broadband subscriptions spike, say two new reports from Convergence Research. Read more

Wireless gains drive up Rogers’ Q1 profits by 28%
TORONTO – An influx of new wireless customers helped to power first quarter profits and revenues at Rogers Communications, the company announced late Tuesday. Read more

Juno Awards return to CBC after 16 year run on CTV
TORONTO – CBC has wrested the Juno Awards back from CTV after inking a new six-year exclusive broadcast partnership with the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences ( Read more

Zero-rating plans spark rise in fraud: Sandvine
WATERLOO, ON – Zero-rating fraudsters use 300% more data than the average subscriber if left undetected, according to data from Sandvine. Read more

Beanfield snaps up over 9,000 Toronto condo units from Telus
TORONTO - Beanfield Metroconnect has moved in to the Concord CityPlace condominiums in downtown Toronto, taking over residents’ Internet and home phone services from Telus. Read more

f6networks to provide 100G Dedicated DWDM Wavelength Services in New Brunswick
FREDERICTON, NB - Dark fibre and optical networking services provider f6networks has been tapped by the Government of New Brunswick (GNB) to provide 100G Dedicated DWDM wavelength services between Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton, the highest Read more

Lionsgate names EVP, managing director, of new Canadian distribution office
VANCOUVER and SANTA MONICA, CA - Lionsgate has named veteran distribution executive Susan Hummel to the newly-created position of executive vice-president and managing director of its Canadian distribution operation. Read more

Stuart McLean to receive 2017 RTDNA President’s Award
TORONTO – The late Stuart McLean has been named as the 2017 recipient of the RTDNA’s prestigious President’s Award, the organization announced Wednesday. Read more

New Maison de Radio-Canada receives final approval
MONTREAL - CBC/Radio-Canada’s new home in Montreal has received the go-ahead from the Treasury Board of Canada. Read more

ACTRA National names new research director
TORONTO – The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) has named Cathia Badiere as ACTRA National director, research, effective immediately. Read more

Espionage thriller ‘Berlin Station’ arrives on Super Channel May 15
EDMONTON - Super Channel has licensed the contemporary spy drama Berlin Station from Paramount Pictures. Read more

RTDNA Canada announces Central region's three lifetime achievement recipients
TORONTO - RTDNA Canada will recognize three individuals in the Central region with lifetime achievement awards next month. Read more

SWIFT names 2017 Board of Directors
WYOMING, ON - SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) has appointed the next slate of directors at its recent second annual general meeting. Read more

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