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Natale preaches Infinite patience
There’s pain now, but “simplicity dividend” will pay off for Rogers, CEO promises TORONTO – This summer, Rogers Communications was the Read more

Post election analysis: What’s next for our sector
WITH THE FEDERAL ELECTION done, Canadians can go back to really important matters: will the Montreal Canadian make the playoffs. Read more

CRTC won't consider Videotron's application to dump its fastest internet
New one is coming, though GATINEAU – On October 11, 2019, Videotron filed an Read more

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DAZN, Amazon apps coming to Ignite TV
No word on Disney+ TORONTO – Rogers chief financial officer Tony Staffieri told financial analysts on Wednesday morning’s conference call to discuss the company’s third quarter results more apps are on the way for Rogers Ignite TV Read more

Q3 results show Rogers customers are clamouring for Infinite plans, but at a corporate cost
TORONTO – While Rogers Wireless customers are moving to the company’s new Infinite plans in droves, the costs of such a shift had an impact on the company’s third quarter results, announced Wednesday morning. Read more

5G: Huawei, ZTE, Sprint all push ahead
SHENZHEN, China – Telecom tech maker ZTE Corporation announced this week it has opened what it’s calling its first 5G Slicing Store. Read more

ENCQOR 5G launches first public mmWave service in Canada
TORONTO – ENCQOR 5G announced today Canada's first publicly accessible mmWave service is now live at Invest Ottawa and will be rolled out to the other ENCQOR 5G sites in Quebec and Ontario (Kitchener-Waterloo, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City) Read more

Podcasts help advertisers reach affluent, on demand audiences
TORONTO – Podcasts are a growth industry right now. Read more

International piracy coalition adds Comcast and Viacom
Bell is already a member LOS ANGELES – The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) today announced the addition of Comcast and Viacom as members. Read more

Vancouver's Lite Access wins $20M contract
VANCOUVER – Micro/narrow trenching technologies company Lite Access announced this week CityFibre, a U.K. Read more

Crosslake goes live with new Toronto-New York network
TORONTO and SECAUCUS, N.J. Read more

5G Ericsson and Nvidia to collaborate on virtualized networks
STOCKHOLM – A new joint initiative which aims to let wireless operators build efficient, completely virtualized 5G radio access networks, was announced by manufacturers Ericsson and Nvidia Read more

CityWest and union reach agreement

Marvel and SiriusXM team up to create original podcasts
TORONTO – SiriusXM and Marvel Entertainment today announced a multi-year agreement where Marvel will create “a substantial amount” of exclusive podcasts for both SiriusXM and its streaming brand Pandora. Read more

Deloitte's Duncan Stewart to lead off OAB Connection
TORONTO – Duncan Stewart, co-author of Deloitte's popular and oft-cited annual Tech, Media and Telecom Predictions report, will present selected topics relevant to the broadcast industry from the current 2019 report – and even a sneak Read more

Thunderbird says it’s been a "transformative" year
VANCOUVER – TV maker Thunderbird Entertainment Group this week reported consolidated revenue for the three months and year ended June 30, 2019 of $13.7 million and $61.5 million, respectively. Read more

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