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The Last Must-Carry: What makes you so special?
Chair says 9(1)(h) may not go to anyone GATINEAU – Sometimes the headline for a CRTC hearing day comes mid-morning, or maybe late afternoon during a good Q&A session between an applicant and a commissioner which puts a tight focus Read more

CCTS annual report coming this morning
OTTAWA - The Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS) annual report on consumer telecom, wireless, broadband and TV service provider complaints is coming out later this morning. Read more

Obituary: Willie Grieve, Q.C.
“THE WORST ENEMY of a regulatory lawyer is the marketing guy,” said Willie Grieve to me during a break at a hearing once. Read more




More Breaking Stories



Telus can’t block calls to Iristel customers, says CRTC
But interim ruling means squabble not over yet OTTAWA – Noting that the issue of calls not being completed must be addressed in “an expeditious manner”, the CRTC Friday waded into the dispute between Telus and Iristel over failed Read more

PIAC vows to boycott CRTC’s "terrible" Internet code proceeding
OTTAWA - The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) says that it will opt out of the CRTC’s Internet Code proceeding after the Commission denied its request for more time and for revisions to the proposed procedure. Read more

TSN debuts mobile-first daily sports news show
TORONTO – TSN offered a new take on Sportscentre brand Monday with the arrival of a new short form mobile-optimized sports show known as Digital Sportscentre. Read more

Telus sheds managed web services activities
MONTREAL – Telus has sold its managed web services activities to Alithya, a Quebec-based information technology and consulting service provider with offices in Canada, the U.S. Read more

Cogeco completes acquisition of 10 radio stations from RNC Media
MONTREAL - Cogeco Media’s network of radio stations officially expanded to 22 on Monday after parent Cogeco Inc. Read more

Rogers upgrades wireless service in Manitoba, Ontario’s Schomberg Village
WINNIPEG and KING TOWNSHIP, ON - Rogers said Monday that it has improved its wireless service in eight locations in Manitoba as well as in Ontario’s King Township as part of its multi-year network plan to bring gigabit LTE and 5G to its Read more

Incentives to boost capital investment will help support arrival of 5G: CWTA
OTTAWA - The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) is applauding new federal incentives designed to accelerate capital investment by facilities-based carriers. Read more

CTV to build annual toy mountain
TORONTO - CTV is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to collect toys for needy children in the Greater Toronto Area. Read more

Transatel bypasses SIM cards with new Ubigi eSim profiles
PARIS – French telco Transatel has rolled out eSIM profiles, allowing users to access the internet via cellular networks without requiring a physical SIM card. Read more

Cogeco launches managed Wi-Fi for business
BURLINGTON, ON - Cogeco Connexion is offering a customizable, cloud-based managed Wi-Fi solution designed for small and mid-market businesses. Read more

First Telus Health Originals doc tells human story behind Canada’s opioid epidemic
VANCOUVER – The first installment of Telus Health’s Originals documentary series takes an unflinching look at the devastating effects of opioid addiction, and how its ravages are being felt in families and communities across every race, Read more

Cogeco expands gigabit offering in Quebec
MONTREAL - Cogeco Connexion has launched its residential and business gigabit Internet offering in “targeted” Quebec markets. Read more

TSN dials up Grey Cup Radio Network
TORONTO - TSN is bringing back the Grey Cup Radio Network, consisting this year of TSN Radio’s seven markets plus 18 stations from across the country. Read more

Cogeco’s Louis Audet named 2018 Global Citizens Laureate by the United Nations Association in Canada
MONTREAL - Cogeco Inc. Read more

‘Amazing Race Canada’ returns to CTV for seventh season
TORONTO - CTV has ordered another round of summer hit series The Amazing Race Canada. Read more

Superman turns 40 during Hollywood Suite holiday freeview
TORONTO - A special 40th anniversary presentation of Superman plus classic Hitchcock films will headline Hollywood Suite’s national free preview that kicks off December 1 and runs through January 5, 2019. Read more


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