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THE INDEPENDENTS: Community volunteers help build rural fibre net
ALTHOUGH PEOPLE IN most Canadian communities take access to cable television and high-speed internet for granted, it safe to say that’s never been the case in Lytton, B.C. Read more

LES INDÉPENDANTS: LyttonNet - Le nord de la Colombie-Britannique prend sa connectivité en main
BIEN QUE LA câblodistribution et l’internet à haute vitesse soient prises pour acquises depuis longtemps dans de nombreuses communautés au Canada, on peut sans doute dire que ça n’a pas été le cas à Lytton, en Colombie-Britannique, Read more

Rogers names Cloutier Quebec president
MONTREAL – Rogers Communications today announced Édith Cloutier has been appointed as its Quebec president. Read more

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UPDATED: Xplornet to build $36M 5G-ready fibre-wireless network in Eastern Ontario
Network to roll out in rural, urban areas at same time CORBYVILLE, ON – Rural homes and businesses in Eastern Ontario will soon have access to a 5G-ready hybrid fibre-wireless network through a combined $36 million investment led by Read more

Court denies Quebec’s attempt to restrain net neutrality
QUEBEC – In a ruling issued last Wednesday, the Quebec Superior Court quashed an amendment to the Consumer Protection Law of Quebec, restating that the provincial government does not have jurisdiction over telecommunications. Read more

No new radio stations for Lloydminster for at least two years, says CRTC
OTTAWA – The CRTC has decided against issuing a call for new radio stations to serve the Alberta/Saskatchewan city of Lloydminster after finding that the market cannot sustain an additional commercial radio station at this time. Read more

Amazon, Netflix, use original, local content build presence in new markets
Strategy could help Canadian creators gain deeper access to U.S. Read more

New U.S. OTA station airs dramas with strong female leading characters
CHICAGO – Independent U.S. Read more

TV still tops with Canadians, even millennials: thinktv
TORONTO – While time spent with various media varies by age, time spent watching television continues to lead every demographic, according to new data from thinktv, the Toronto-based marketing Read more

AMI-tv rolls out Friday night slate of original docs
TORONTO – AMI-tv is readying five informative and inspiring original documentaries that will air every Friday night, all summer long. Read more

Telus Ventures backs Canadian employee health benefits platform
TORONTO – Telus’ strategic investment arm, Telus Ventures, has added Canadian startup League, a digital employee health benefits platform, to its portfolio alongside other companies Read more

Quebec’s Caisse de dépôt invests in U.S. cell tower company
MONTREAL and NEW YORK – Canadian institutional investor La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and global investment manager AMP Read more

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