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More automation coming to CBC News Network production
TORONTO – A memo to CBC employees last week outlined some of the broadcaster’s plans to further automate its news production. Read more

Lennox crowned president of Bell Media as Turcke departs
MONTREAL - Randy Lennox has been promoted to president of Bell Media after Mary Ann Turcke left the company Monday for a new role in the U.S. Read more

TNW Wireless launches SoIP in BC and Yukon; national launch planned for April
VANCOUVER - TNW Wireless is now providing voice and data services in several northern British Columbia and Yukon communities after finalizing its acquisition of Ruralcom Corp. Read more

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Commission wants input on TV, BDU regs; on-demand requirements, Cancon commitments
OTTAWA – The CRTC is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations and the Television Broadcasting Regulations. Read more

Telus offers U.S. travellers more options
VANCOUVER – Telus has expanded its smartphone plans for customers who are frequent U.S. travellers, snowbirds, and those with family and friends in the United States. Read more

Technetix taps Telonix as Canadian partner
DENVER, CO and AURORA, ON - Technology supply company Telonix has been named the Canadian channel partner for Technetix products. Read more

OBITUARY: Champion of Canadian screenwriters Jack Gray
TORONTO - The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) is among those mourning the February 23, 2017 passing of Jack Gray, in his 90th year. Read more

Groupe Média TFO taps start-up Vubble for fresh content
TORONTO - Groupe Média TFO is teaming up with tech start-up Vubble to help source online French-language educational videos for its educational platform Idéllo. Read more

Samsung Canada to create second Tech Institute for future repair techs
VANCOUVER – Samsung Electronics Canada is taking its Tech Institute west to Vancouver Community College (VCC). Read more

CRTC partners with New Zealand regulator in fight against spam
OTTAWA-GATINEAU - The CRTC has signed a memorandum of understanding with the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs to fight unsolicited commercial electronic messages (spam) and the threats they pose to citizens in both countries. Read more

Stingray tweaks iConcerts brand
MONTREAL - Stingray Digital Group is rebranding its live music channel from iConcerts to Stingray iConcerts in order to ensure a consistent identity across its portfolio of multiplatform music products and services. Read more

CRTC to review competitor quality of service regime
OTTAWA – The CRTC is calling for comments as it prepares to undertake a review of the competitor quality of service (Q of S) regime. Read more

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