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CTAM Broadcaster Forum: People make weird choices; companies which don’t expect that? Weirder
TORONTO – Consumers sometimes make terrible decisions that are not even in their own interests – and it’s always been very difficult for companies to cope with that. Read more

Newcap pares payroll
DARTMOUTH, N.S. Read more

Shaftesbury hires Ted Biggs for new strategic technology role
TORONTO – TV producer maker Shaftesbury this week appointed Ted Biggs (right) as its new vice-president, convergent and technology for Smokebomb Entertainment, the company’s digital and technology arm. Read more

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SaskTel cuts international roaming rates
REGINA - SaskTel announced this week it will offer new “Roam & Relax Travel” rates with significant rate reductions for roaming in the United States and in select International locations. Read more

Telesat launches new bird; taps SSL for next build
OTTAWA – Telesat announced the successful launch of its new Telstar 12 Vantage satellite Wednesday from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan. Read more

Zerofail acquisition doubles capacity, expands network reach for Openface
MONTREAL - Openface Internet has bought outsourced infrastructure and hosting solutions company Zerofail, the companies announced Wednesday. Read more

Blue Ant International adds content from Cream Productions
TORONTO – Blue Ant International has finalized an exclusive distribution output deal with Canadian factual producer Cream Productions. Read more

Slice, Tetley Tea brew up special show-within-a-movie
TORONTO – Shaw Media’s Slice has partnered with Tetley Tea to serve up two and a half hours of commercial-free comedy which includes the broadcast premiere of the digital series Read more

BCE announces $750M bought deal offering
MONTREAL – BCE is selling 13.1 million shares to a set of underwriters in an effort to raise $750.3 million. Read more

CMF awards $2.5M in funding under diverse languages program
TORONTO - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced $2.5 million in funding to 10 convergent projects under its Diverse Languages Program. Read more

exactEarth invests in Australian satellite IoT technology company
CAMBRIDGE, ON – Canadian satellite services company exactEarth Ltd. Read more

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