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He shoots, LG sells in 'Hockey Wives' brand integration pact
TORONTO – The W Network has found a novel way to target elusive TV audiences in an increasingly mobile world -- get Hockey Wives stars on the phone. Read more

$138.7 million down, $420.7 million in television benefits to go
OTTAWA – Spending on tangible public benefits related to the acquisition of regulated Canadian broadcast television assets increased by 27%, or $29.9 million, to $138.7 million in the 2013-2014 broadcast year, according to new research Read more

Alleging "significant political pressure", Avis de recherche asks Court to investigate rejected mandatory distribution renewal
MONTREAL – Quebec public safety channel Avis de recherche has filed an application in Federal Court for a judicial review of the CRTC’s decision two years ago refusing its mandatory carriage renewal application. Read more

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20.8 million Canadians tune in to FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 coverage
TORONTO – The FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 on CTV, TSN, and RDS wrapped up as the most-watched FIFA Women’s World Cup ever, with Canadians consuming more than 69 million hours of coverage throughout the tournament. Read more

Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean area next to benefit from high-speed Internet
DOLBEAU-MISTASSINI, QC - Some 40 communities in Quebec’s Saguenay region will soon have access to faster Internet speeds thanks to the federal government’s Connecting Read more

Fight Network, FNTSY Sports expand U.S. distribution with Suddenlink launch
TORONTO - Fight Network and FNTSY Sports Network have launched on Suddenlink Communications in the U.S., the channels' parent Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. Read more

Rogers completes Mobilicity deal
TORONTO – Rogers has completed its acquisition of Mobilicity and Shaw’s AWS spectrum, just over a week after the two deals were announced. Read more

CTV serves up summer samples of Orphan Black, Bitten, 19-2
TORONTO – In an effort to attract new audiences, Bell Media is promoting some original series from their homes on two of its specialty services to its main CTV network. Read more

New app connects Telus Optik TV customers with NFB content via their TV
VANCOUVER – Telus is offering a new app from the National Film Board that will allow Optik TV customers to stream new and classic NFB films to their televisions. Read more

CCTS taking to Twitter on Tuesday to clear up Wireless Code queries
OTTAWA - The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) will host its first-ever Twitter Town Hall to answer questions about the Wireless Code. Read more

Online viewing means good TV always in season: Videology study
TORONTO – Canadian TV viewers are no longer relying on the "seasonality" of TV network programming to watch their favourite new shows, according to a new study by Videology. Read more

Marjetti promoted to executive director of radio and audio at CBC
TORONTO – Veteran journalist and programmer Susan Marjetti has been named as CBC’s new executive director of radio and audio. Read more

New guidance will "help close existing gaps in transparency reporting", says OPC
GATINEAU – Canada’s Privacy Commissioner is praising new transparency reporting guidelines that should help Canadians understand how often, and in what circumstances, businesses provide their personal customer information to law enforcement Read more

Nelvana’s first ‘Little Charmers’ app dazzles on iTunes
TORONTO – Less than a week after its launch, the first app for Nelvana’s Little Charmers brand has grabbed the top spot for downloaded iPad apps in the App Store on iTunes across Canada and the United States. Read more

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