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"MVNO is not how to get it done," says Freedom's McAleese
Premium Shaw Wireless brand is coming TORONTO – Speaking at TD Securities Media and Telecom Forum in Toronto last week, Shaw Communications’ wireless president Paul McAleese, echoing similar statements made by Bell and Telus earlier, Read more

Hell no, MVNO
TORONTO – While a wide range of hopeful competitors have backed a mandated MVNO, or some sort of Read more

Wireless Review: Competition Bureau gets its wish as wireless carriers must provide more data
OTTAWA – Wireless carriers will have to provide more granular data to the CRTC, after all. Read more




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The Last Must-Carry: "It seems the threat of OMNI's shutdown has again resulted in another bailout"
GATINEAU – So much work and hope was dashed yesterday for those hoping to replace Rogers Media’s OMNI on the TV dial. Read more

Facebook's local news 'Accelerator' project selects 11 Canadian publishers
Broadcasters left out of first wave of participants TORONTO – Eleven Canadian newsrooms and publishers have been tapped to join a new $2.5 million local news initiative headed up by Facebook Canada. Read more

Rural communities in Ontario receive $5.2M to boost high-speed Internet coverage
OTTAWA - The federal government announced Friday a new investment in high-speed Internet for rural communities as part of its Read more

VMedia contest to award 10 Canadians a year of free Internet service
TORONTO - As moving season gets underway, VMedia has brought back its popular contest that will award 12 months of free Internet service to 10 winners across Canada. Read more

Canadians choose YouTube for lifelong learning, creators respond: report
TORONTO – Some 70% of Canadians say that YouTube is their first stop for learning and how-to content, which in turn has spawned a wave of new Canadian content creators, says new research from the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) at Read more

New ‘The Amazing Race Canada’, debut of ‘Love Island’, heat up CTV’s summer sked
TORONTO – The return of The Amazing Race Canada and arrival of steamy reality series Love Island will anchor CTV’s summer schedule that officially kicks off next month. Read more

Canadians pay more for telecom, air travel because of foreign ownership restrictions: Fraser Institute
TORONTO - Canadians pay more for their cell phones and other telecom services due in large part to Canadian governments restricting or preventing foreign competition, says a new study from public policy think tank Read more

Sportsnet streamer SN Now+ available on weekly pass
TORONTO – Just in time for the NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Playoffs, Sportsnet’s SN NOW+ streaming service is available on a seven day pass for $9.99. Read more

Nelvana taps Brandon Lane as development producer
TORONTO - Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has named Brandon Lane as producer of development for its library of children’s animated content. Read more

CommTech West opens Wednesday
CALGARY – This is the last chance to pre-register for CommTech West which will take place May 29–30 at the Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre in Calgary. Read more

Former Disney digital strategist Elia Bouthors joins WildBrain
LONDON, UK - DHX Media's digital kids' network and studio WildBrain has named Elia Bouthors to the newly created role of strategy and innovation director, effective immediately. Read more

The Last Must-Carry: Rogers gets to keep OMNI
GATINEAU – The CRTC has decided Rogers will continue to operate its must-carry national ethnic language TV channel after renewing its license for OMNI Regional for Read more


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