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Modernized CRTC, new CanCon definition, more public funding, among themes in #DigiCanCon report
Minister Joly says "timing was right" GATINEAU, QC – Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly is sharing some of the input she received during her recent consultations on Canadian Content in a Digital World. Read more

ICTC to track, measure, Canada’s digital innovation
OTTAWA - The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) has announced plans to develop a national measure for digital innovation in Canada. Read more

Verizon to trial 5G in 11 U.S. markets
NEW YORK – Verizon Communications will test 5G “pre-commercial services” to select customers in 11 markets in the first half of this year. Read more

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New Super Channel sports sub brand headlined by women’s pro football
EDMONTON - Super Channel is readying a new sports programming sub-brand that will offer exclusive sporting events and sports themed programming to subscribers on Super Channel and Super Channel On Demand. Read more

Cloud opens for Mitel as subscribers top 3 million
OTTAWA - Enterprise communications provider Mitel added more than one million new cloud subscribers in 2016, pushing its cloud business past the three million user mark. Read more

TSN, RDS gear up for more NASCAR
TORONTO - TSN and RDS have reached a multi-year media rights extension with NASCAR that will see the networks retain exclusive Canadian media rights to all Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series and NASCAR Xfinity series races across all platforms. Read more

NABA endorses voluntary North American digital radio standard to help spur adoption
TORONTO - The North American Broadcasters Association (NABA) has thrown its support behind a voluntary North American digital radio standard. Read more

Ride TV canters in to Canada
FORT WORTH, TX - Equestrian lifestyle channel Ride TV is gearing up to gallop on to Canadian television screens. Read more

CHL brings fans closer to the action with new interactive video platform
TORONTO - The Canadian Hockey League (CHL) and partner CIBC are going big league with a new interactive video engagement platform that serves up the best hockey content in a new interactive environment. Read more

Suzanne Lamarre an “invaluable asset”, says Therrien Couture
SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC - Former CRTC commissioner Suzanne Lamarre has joined the law firm of Therrien Couture, based in their Saint- Hyacinthe offices. Read more

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