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MIPCOM: Is there a content bubble about to burst for high-end drama?
CANNES – Canadian TV producers moving to the forefront of a rapidly expanding global industry is, of course, full of risk. And Cannes is another universe. Read more

Bell to pay $1.25 million fine for fake online reviews
OTTAWA - As part of an agreement reached with the Competition Bureau, Bell Canada will pay a $1.25 million penalty and has also “affirmed its commitment not to direct, encourage or incentivize its employees or contractors to rate, rank or Read more

MTS cutting workforce in Manitoba
WINNIPEG – MTS announced a voluntary workforce reduction program to its Manitoba employees Tuesday, a move it says will improve its cost structure. Read more

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Eastlink readies new Gb Internet
HALIFAX - Eastlink has become the latest provider to offer gigabit internet services, announcing Wednesday that it will roll out the service in Halifax starting next month. Read more

SCTE CABLE-TEC 2015: New board revealed; 2016 event dates announced
NEW ORLEANS, LA - Comcast EVP and CTO Tony Werner has been elected chairman of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) board for the 2015-’16 term, the organization announced this week from its annual engineering extravaganza. Read more

CBC’s Conway, Shaw’s Williams confirmed for Prime Time in Ottawa conference
OTTAWA – A look ahead at Canada’s broadcast industry is just one of the sessions confirmed for the upcoming Prime Time In Ottawa conference. Read more

Bloomberg TV Canada to debut November 16; Ritchie named first host
TORONTO – New Canadian business and financial news television channel Bloomberg TV Canada will officially launch on November 16, parent company Channel Zero said Tuesday. Read more

Two DHX Media series headed down under to Australian Broadcasting Corporation
HALIFAX – DHX Media has signed broadcast deals with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) for two of its flagship preschool properties. Read more

Axia's Covage to build FTTO network in Grand Lyon
CALGARY - Axia NetMedia Corporation has announced that its French company Covage has entered into an agreement to extend its Fibre-to-the-Office (FTTO) business to Grand Lyon, in the southeast of France. Read more

SCTE makes two key staff additions
EXTON, PA - The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) announced two major staff additions that it says are intended to build value for the organization’s corporate and individual members. Read more

Telus connecting Williams Lake to fibre optic network
WILLIAMS LAKE, BC - Telus says that more than 90% of homes and businesses in Williams Lake will soon be directly connected to its fibre optic network, enabling the community to access Internet speeds of up to 150 Mbps. Read more

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