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Ethnic Channels Group: How investing in the risks of being a small broadcaster is paying off with global growth
Nextologies is changing the economics of signal transport SLAVA LEVIN WANTS to show me something. Read more

Forbid differential pricing practices where ISPs benefit, Competition Bureau tells CRTC
OTTAWA – Certain types of differential pricing should be banned because they can harm competition, stifle innovation and increase prices, said the Competition Bureau in response to the Read more

Pre-loaded set-top box dispute adds more defendants
OTTAWA – BCE, Rogers and Videotron have added 11 new defendants to their legal action against the sale of TV set top boxes pre-loaded with applications that they claim allows access to their copyrighted content. Read more

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SaskTel brings infiNET network to Weyburn
REGINA - SaskTel is launching its fibre optic network infiNET in residential areas of Weyburn, and will begin to connect its high speed Internet and maxTV customers in completed areas of the city. Read more

Chuck McCoy headed to OAB Hall of Fame
MARKHAM, ON – Canadian radio industry veteran Chuck McCoy will receive the 2016 Hall of Fame Award from the Ontario Association of Broadcasters at the organization’s fall conference in November. Read more

Corus helps Kin Community to fund new content, global growth
TORONTO and SANTA MONICA, CA – Corus Entertainment has helped lifestyle digital media company Kin Community to raise $13.5 million in new funding earmarked for new content production, Read more

Filming day for Canada's self-portrait set for September 10
TORONTO – CTV has chosen Saturday, September 10, 2016 as the day when Canadians from across the country and around the world may share what it means to them to be Canadian for the crowd-sourced special Canada In A Day. Read more

Lionsgate's $4.4B acquisition of Starz will create "global content powerhouse"
SANTA MONICA, CA and ENGLEWOOD, CO – Lionsgate is buying the Starz cable network for $4.4B in a cash and stock deal that the companies say will establish “a global content powerhouse positioned to capitalize on growth opportunities Read more

Online community for hospitalized kids expands to Alberta
EDMONTON - Stollery Children's Hospital has become the first Alberta hospital to offer the Upopolis social network to their young patients. Read more

SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo 2016 to tackle gigabit broadband, 4K/UHD, VR and more
EXTON, PA - Cable will peer into a future of gigabit broadband services, 4K UHD, virtual reality and intelligent energy management solutions during four days of technical workshops at SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo 2016, set for September 26 - 29 in Read more

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