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Fibre Decision dissent: Commission should have shone broadcasting light on wholesale wireline regime says Shoan
GATINEAU - The CRTC’s recent wholesale wireline decision fails to adequately take into account the significant growth on online video, both regulated and exempt, says regional CRTC commissioner for Ontario Raj Shoan. Read more

ICT skills shortage hindering Canada’s digital economy competitiveness
OTTAWA — Canada’s ability to compete globally in the digital economy is being hindered by an ongoing shortage in skilled ICT professionals that might potentially worsen in the future, according to a new research study from the Information and Read more

High-speed Internet coming to rural communities in B.C. and Newfoundland
DAWSON CREEK, BC; ST JOHN’S, NL — Rural communities in the Peace Region of British Columbia as well as Newfoundland and Labrador will be the latest to benefit from high-speed Internet as part of the federal government’s Read more

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Aimia to power new Telus Rewards program
MONTREAL — Telus has chosen marketing analytics company Aimia as its loyalty platform partner for its new Telus Rewards Program, Aimia announced Monday in a Read more

Videotron pushes forward with 1 Gbps Internet service
MONTREAL — Videotron plans to roll out 1 Gbps Internet access in the Greater Montreal area, having successfully tested the service in Montreal-area homes and businesses over the last several months. Read more

Glen Campbell new chief commercial officer at Wind Mobile
TORONTO — Wind Mobile announced on Monday the appointment of Glen Campbell as its new chief commercial officer (CCO). Read more

Vecima gets $4.6 million funding boost for wireless network expansion in rural Saskatchewan
VICTORIA, B.C. — Vecima Networks of Victoria, B.C., has been awarded $4.6 million in funding from Industry Canada to expand its YourLink network infrastructure in rural Saskatchewan. Read more

Fibre Decision: ISP competition better off, say Rogers and TekSavvy
OTTAWA - An independent ISP and a big cable company are both lauding Wednesday’s CRTC’s wholesale wireline decision Read more

Telus opts for green mortgage bonds to support real estate financing
VANCOUVER - The partnership building Telus Garden in Vancouver has issued $225 million in green bonds, marking the first time in North America that green mortgage bonds have been used to support real estate financing. Read more

Improved high-speed Internet coming to southwestern Ontario, Saskatchewan
STRATHROY, ON; NORTH BATTLEFORD and LA RONGE, SK – Ontario’s TekSavvy and Execulink Telecom and Saskatchewan’s SaskTel and YourLink are the latest four Internet service providers to benefit from the federal government’s Read more

Bundesliga joins Sportsnet’s soccer lineup; Barclays Premier League returns in August
TORONTO - Sportsnet has inked a five-year, multimedia rights agreement with Fox Sports 1 to become the exclusive Canadian broadcaster of Bundesliga soccer matches through the 2019-20 season. Read more

Adara recognized by American Cable Association
BOSTON - Adara Technologies was awarded with the ACA Partnership Award this week by the American Cable Association at its 10th Independent Show. Read more

CraveTV available on Samsung Smart TVs
TORONTO – Bell Media’s CraveTV is now accessible on Samsung Smart TVs and connected Blu-ray devices. Read more

TeraGo unveils third cloud infrastructure site
TORONTO – TeraGo Networks has launched a new site for its cloud infrastructure in its tier 3 data centre located in Mississauga, ON. Read more

CRTC targets caller ID spoofing
OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Canadians frustrated by telemarketing calls masquerading as legit now have a chance to help the CRTC crack down on the practice of illegitimate caller identification (caller ID) spoofing. Read more

Wireless gains fail to shore up Q2 profits at Rogers
TORONTO – Despite an uptick in revenue, Rogers Communications saw its second quarter profits fall 10% amidst on-going losses of cable and home-phone customers. Read more

Stingray expands its international distribution with acquisition of Dutch-based Brava Group
MONTREAL - Stingray Digital Group is adding TV music channels Brava NL, Brava HD and to the fold by acquring the Brava Group, the company said Thursday. Read more

Aldea sends 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games to audiences in South America
MONTREAL – Canadian video supplier Aldea Solutions is delivering the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games to major broadcasters and media companies in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Read more

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