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THE INDEPENDENTS: Distributel, the survivors
ONE OF CANADA’S LARGEST independent telecom companies was born as the result of a vulnerability assessment. Read more

LES INDÉPENDANTS: Distributel, les survivants
UNE DES PLUS GRANDES entreprises de télécommunication indépendantes au Canada est née du résultat d’une évaluation de vulnérabilité. Read more

Cord-cutting slows thanks to Shaw's BlueSky TV
However, it's likely just temporary OTTAWA – While Canada’s publicly traded television service providers lost almost 20% fewer TV subscribers in 2017 versus 2016, this is likely a temporary positive turn in a long road of permanent Read more

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UPDATED: Shaw, CityWest to help connect 33 communities in B.C. to new or faster broadband
SKIDEGATE, BC – Thirty-three rural and remote British Columbia communities, including13 Indigenous communities, will receive new or improved high-speed Internet thanks to a joint federal-provincial investment of $38 million. Read more

Nominations open for CCSA’s Tuned-In Canada awards
QUISPAMSIS, NB - The Canadian Cable Systems Alliance is now accepting nominations for Tuned-in Canada: The CCSA Awards 2018. Read more

Péladeau says Quebecor "in very solid financial position" despite dip in Q4 profits
MONTREAL – Despite an uptick in revenues, Quebecor saw fourth quarter profits fall by $57.7 million from a year ago when it recorded a number of favourable non-operating items, the company said Wednesday. Read more

Stingray launches new music blog
MONTREAL – Stingray is offering music enthusiasts a new blog for music discovery, news and reviews. Read more

IPF backs 15 new web series, 19 professional development projects in 2017
TORONTO and MONTREAL - The Independent Production Fund (IPF) invested $1.95 million in 15 new English and French-language web series in 2017. Read more

Cartt.ca Investigates: Why broadband still is not yet essential; and 5G's challenges
Part VIII in our series on rewriting the Telecom and Broadcasting Acts IT’S BEEN PRETTY CLEAR throughout Cartt.ca’s investigation of the opportunities and challenges associated with modernizing Canada’s Read more

Cartt.ca enquête: Pourquoi la large bande n’est toujours pas considérée comme un service essentiel; et les défis du 5G
8e partie dans notre série sur la révision des Lois sur la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications IL APPARAÎT CLAIREMENT au fil de notre enquête sur les défis et opportunités associés à la modernisation du Read more

Acquisition helps EXFO upgrade
QUEBEC CITY – EXFO Inc. Read more

Toronto Raptors' narrow win nets big audiences for Sportsnet
TORONTO – As the fight for the NBA playoffs heats up, some 1.67 million Canadians tuned in to see at least part of the Toronto Raptors’ defeat of the Houston Rockets 108-105 last Friday, says Sportsnet. Read more

T+E stocks up on supernatural, cult classics, for spring freeview
TORONTO - Blue Ant Media’s T+E has kicked off an eight-week free preview event during March and April. Read more

Telus helps enterprise clients with “digital transformation”
VANCOUVER – Telus is offering their client base of enterprise organizations a helping hand with their digital needs through a partnership with Vancouver-based software development agency Two Tall Totems. Read more

RTDNA examines disruption of truth at annual confab May 25-26
TORONTO - Registration is now open for the 2018 RTDNA Canada National Conference scheduled for May 25-26 at the Sheraton Hotel Toronto in Toronto. Read more

Eastlink Wireless expands to Saint John
SAINT JOHN, NB - Eastlink Wireless launched in Saint John Tuesday as the company continues to rollout its wireless service across New Brunswick. Read more


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