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IIC 2018: We're not your problem so let's work together, CBC's Tait tells Canadian media industry
OTTAWA – With ad dollars and attention moving away from traditional media outlets to the subjects everyone knows and frets about (Google, Facebook, et al) and with those same platforms being used to spread lies and hate and disinformation, Read more

IIC 2018: Regulating 'bad speech' in fake-news era is censorship, warns U.S. expert
And have we reached the end of the era of broadcasting and telecom regulation? Read more

Stephen Harper versus the Canadian wireless industry
From Right Hand Man: How Phil Lind Guided the Genius of Ted Rogers By Phil Lind with Robert Brehl Read more

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Altering the Acts: Ideas abound for changes to the Acts - and some more immediate actions - at IIC 2018
OTTAWA – At the International Institute of Communications (IIC), 16th annual Canadian conference Wednesday morning, we quickly got into the heart of the matter with two panel discussions to tackle the Review of Canada’s Read more

Altering the Acts: How vertically integrated companies are anticompetitive and why new laws must address that
OTTAWA – While the main governmental expert panel reviewing the Telecom, Broadcasting and Radiocommunication Acts is only now getting under way, some of the most interesting conversations on the matter are happening now in front of the Senate Read more

Altering the Acts: The CRTC's wants and needs
OTTAWA – A consensus may be emerging which says while we need to change the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Acts, that can be done only as long as those changes don’t involve any playing in my sandbox. Read more

Canada ranks above U.S. in mobile video experience: OpenSignal
LONDON, UK – Canadian wireless carriers received high marks for its consumer mobile video experience, ranking ahead of all other countries in North and South America, including the U.S., says mobile analytics company OpenSignal. Read more

Customer care issues a drag on Cogeco's 2018 results
MONTREAL – While Cogeco Inc. Read more

CBC report helps collar scammers claiming to be Canada Revenue Agency
RCMP AND A CBC MARKETPLACE INVESTIGATION are being credited with helping to tip off Indian police to illegal call centres accused of targeting Canadians with the so-called CRA scam. Read more

Canadians trust traditional, mainstream media in these times of fake new: MTM
OTTAWA – The majority of Canadians are concerned about fake news, especially with regards to upcoming elections, and continue to put the most trust in traditional, mainstream media, says new research from the Media Technology Monitor (MTM). Read more

Rogers upgrades wireless service in Ottawa, Metro Vancouver
VANCOUVER and OTTAWA - Rogers said Wednesday that it has improved its wireless service in communities across Metro Vancouver as well as three neighbourhoods in Ottawa as part of its multi-year network plan to bring gigabit LTE and 5G to its Read more

Telesat’s new Telstar 18 Vantage satellite ready for commercial service
OTTAWA – Just over a month after its launch, Telesat’s new Telstar 18 Vantage high throughput satellite (HTS) is fully operational at 138 degrees East and has entered commercial service. Read more

Shaw announces $1B senior note offering
CALGARY - Shaw Communications is offering $500 million principal amount of 3.80% senior notes due 2023 and $500 million of 4.40% senior notes due 2028. Read more

Bell Let’s Talk helps improve mental health care access in Capitale-Nationale region
QUEBEC CITY - Bell Let's Talk announced community fund grants to four mental health organizations to improve access to care for people living in the Capitale-Nationale community. Read more

Videotron’s new ‘Helix’ IPTV platform will debut next year
MONTREAL – Videotron has unveiled the name of its new IPTV platform based on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 platform, à la Rogers and Shaw. Read more

SaskTel continues rollout of maxTV Stream
REGINA - SaskTel is launching its maxTV Stream IPTV platform in 13 more rural communities. Read more

Former GG David Johnston to head up new leaders' debates commission
OTTAWA – Former Governor General David Johnston has been appointed as Canada’s first-ever independent commissioner of televised leaders' debates during federal elections. Read more

CBS All Access streams new thriller series in Canada on Halloween
NEW YORK - CBS All Access will launch its new psychological thriller series Tell Me A Story in Canada on Wednesday, October 31. Read more

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