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Jays run reveals why sports is so important to Rogers
TV wins, but 48% use social to engage more deeply TORONTO – Two-in-three Canadians (66%) followed at least some of the Toronto Blue Jays’ 2016 playoff run according to the Sports Marketing Report, an independent, syndicated audience Read more

CRTC CMR: All about the data; broadband spend now outstrips TV subscriptions
GATINEAU – Day two of the CRTC’s 2016 Communications Monitoring Report release shows that in 2015, Canadians data usage on various devices Read more

Why differential pricing is good, and bad, for industry and consumers
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CBC chiefs face the politicians
OTTAWA - CBC’s top executives were asked to defend the public broadcaster’s perceived competition with private media during a hearing of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on Tuesday. Read more

CRTC CMR: “Those between 12 and 24 years old listen to half the amount of traditional radio than other Canadians do”
OTTAWA-GATINEAU - The first part of the CRTC’s 2016 Communications Monitoring Report, released this morning, says Canadians are Read more

CloudOps, TekSavvy team up on "Canadian cloud"
MONTREAL and CHATHAM, ON – CloudOps and TekSavvy have partnered on a newly-independent cloud infrastructure services company that provides Read more

CRTC seeks feedback on radio broadcaster exemption orders
OTTAWA – The CRTC is calling for comments on amendments to exemption orders for various types of radio programming undertakings. Read more

CUPE says Netflix should pay its fair share
OTTAWA – Add the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) to the list of those calling for Netflix to pay tax in Canada. Read more

E-learning company faces $50K fine for spamming violations
OTTAWA - Blackstone Learning Corp. Read more

Google Fiber pulls back expansion plans; CEO to step down
GOOGLE FIBER IS hitting the pause button on the expansion of its fibre broadband network in the U.S., though installation will continue in cities where work has already started. Read more

Hibernia Networks expands presence at Moncton’s Fibre Centre
DUBLIN, IRELAND – Hibernia Networks has expanded its Point-of-Presence (PoP) for Optical, Ethernet and IP services at Read more

Next week’s GTEC 2016 to tackle development of Canada's digital economy
OTTAWA – Register now for GTEC 2016, Canada's internationally recognized forum for enabling and celebrating Information and Communication Technology (ICT) leadership, innovation and impact in Canada's public sector. Read more

Access adds Sportsnet Now
REGINA – Just in time for the World Series, Access Communications has added Sportsnet Now to its 15 TV Everywhere apps available in the AccessTV ToGo content library. Read more

Vice Media behind campaign to safeguard press freedom in Canada
TORONTO – Vice Media Canada is joining forces with a coalition of civil liberties organizations on a campaign to raise awareness about Vice news journalist Ben Makuch's fight to protect his sources from the RCMP. Read more

Bell Media’s ‘Fantastic’ campaign plugs new J.K. Rowling film
TORONTO - Bell Media is partnering with Warner Bros. Pictures Canada on a multi-faceted campaign in support of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the latest film from J.K. Read more

Dome Productions rolls out new 4K/UHD-capable truck
TORONTO - Bell Media and Rogers Media-owned Dome Productions has unveiled its latest mobile production unit, a 4K/UHD-capable truck known as Pioneer. Read more

Super Channel picks up two UK dramas
EDMONTON – While still under court protection from its creditors, Super Channel has acquired two UK dramas from all3media International. Read more

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