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CRTC says survey calls and marketing can’t mix
OTTAWA - The CRTC has turned down a request by Ekos Research subsidiary Probit Inc. Read more

Bell Media Radio launches TED Radio Hour
TORONTO - – Bell Media Radio has secured the weekly, one-hour series TED Radio Hour for its family of news/talk radio Read more

DOCSIS downstream channels grow 41% in 2015: SNL Kagan
MONTEREY, CA - Global cable operators spent 2015 taking advantage of low downstream channel prices and boosted shipments of converged cable access platforms (CCAP) to record levels, according to new data from SNL Kagan. Read more

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Telus to invest $2B across Quebec through 2020
MONTREAL – Telus intends to invest $2 billion across Quebec through 2020, of which $340 million will be invested in new communications infrastructure this year alone, the company said Monday. Read more

Air Canada to offer in-flight Wi-Fi aboard international flights
MONTREAL and CHICAGO – Air Canada will soon offer satellite connectivity on international flights, allowing customers to email, surf the internet and stream entertainment at broadband speeds. Read more

CRTC’s Blais to chat CASL with Canadian Marketing Association
TORONTO - The CRTC will get candid with marketers at the Canadian Marketing Association's (CMA) exclusive breakfast event on Tuesday morning. Read more

CTV gears up for first-ever broadcast of iHeartRadio Music Awards
TORONTO – CTV is bringing the iHeartRadio Music Awards to Canada next month, marking the first time that it will air on a Canadian network. Read more

ATN nails PPV rights for ICC World Twenty20 Cricket
TORONTO - Asian Television Network International Limited (ATN) has locked up the exclusive Canadian pay-per-view broadcast rights for the ICC World T20 Tournament in India. Read more

2016 Canadian ISP Summit opens early bird registration
TORONTO – Registration for the 2016 Canadian ISP Summit is now open. Read more

CCTS takes on TV service provider complaints
OTTAWA-GATINEAU - The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) is adding TV service provider watchdog to its role after the CRTC officially expanded its mandate Thursday. Read more

Videotron named most influential Québec brand
MONTREAL - Videotron has been rated the most influential Québec brand in the province by the Ipsos-Infopresse survey, released Thursday at the RDV Marketing conference. Read more

TSN beefs up F1 coverage with Sky Sports partnership
TORONTO – Canadian Formula One fans have more to cheer about now that TSN has expanded its F1 broadcast coverage. Read more

CRTC seeks to apply payphone safeguards to non-carriers
OTTAWA – The CRTC has kicked off a show cause proceeding to examine why its consumer safeguards for Canada’s public payphones should not directly apply to Read more

Distribution360 adds new content for MIPTV
TORONTO – marblemedia’s Distribution360 has added more than 200 hours of new content prior to MIPTV. Read more

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