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FEATURE: Shaw finds its focus
Momentum building as company concentrates on connectivity CALGARY – If you say “Yo, Adrian” to Shaw’s new Blue Sky TV voice-activated remote, every Rocky movie the system can find will be displayed on your TV – along with some Read more

SUPER BOWL SIMSUB BATTLE: NFL urges U.S. government to “exercise its NAFTA right to retaliate” against Canada
ACA, ACTRA join appeal of CRTC’s rule WASHINGTON – The National Football League is urging the U.S. Read more

Unions, guilds deride CRTC's licence renewal decisions
TORONTO – Canada’s media unions and associations were united in their criticisms of the CRTC’s broadcast policy Read more

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Freedom Mobile brings LTE network to Calgary, Edmonton
TORONTO – Shaw-owned Freedom Mobile said Wednesday that it has expanded its LTE network in Calgary and Edmonton, offering residents access to faster data speeds, smoother streaming and faster downloading. Read more

New DHX Media kids’ series makes its U.S. home on Nickelodeon
HALIFAX – DHX Media has licensed its new sci-fi competition series Massive Monster Mayhem to Nickelodeon in the U.S. Read more

GroupM unveils new content group
LOS ANGELES and LONDON - GroupM has launched a new global content investment and rights management company in an effort to meet the ever-growing market demand for new economic models for premium content across the entertainment and media Read more

Blue Ant’s Antenna Pictures expands
LONDON, UK – Blue Ant Media’s UK-based production studio Antenna Pictures is adding to its team as it readies its first original documentary. Read more

Aldea offers media services to EMEA region via Sparkle partnership
MONTREAL - Canadian video supplier Aldea Solutions is joining forces with Italian telco Sparkle to extend video transport services coverage in Europe, Africa and Middle East (EMEA). Read more

TSN should have tackled coarse language in live CFL game: CBSC
OTTAWA – Broadcasters should find ways to prevent coarse language from airing during live sports, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) said Tuesday after finding TSN in breach of broadcast codes. Read more

SaskTel says CRTC’s “aggressive” plan to phase-out local service subsidy regime will hit customers hard
REGINA – Count SaskTel among those opposed to the CRTC’s proposed plan to phase-out the local service Read more

TSN kicks up soccer coverage with CONCAF Gold Cup, Champions League
TORONTO - TSN has inked a new, multi-year rights agreement with the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) to become the official broadcaster of the CONCACAF Gold Cup and Scotiabank CONCACAF Read more


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