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NG911 Hearing: Cablecos propose a more efficient, lower cost, national consortium
GATINEAU – Canada’s cable companies say now is the time to wrest control of the 911 emergency system away from the incumbent telcos and hand it over to a new consortium charged with implementing next-generation emergency Read more

Canadian TV providers, set top box makers, agree to new energy efficiency standards
OTTAWA – Five of Canada’s biggest TV service providers and two set-top box manufacturers have signed a voluntary agreement to improve the energy efficiency of set-top boxes. Read more

TekSavvy passes along CRTC’s savings to Internet customers
CHATHAM, ON – TekSavvy stayed true to its word and began lowering the rates on most of its Internet packages this week. Read more

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Bloomberg Canada: Still no Bell carriage, but a “very good” first year (update #3)
TORONTO — Bloomberg TV Canada’s first year of operation has been one of growth and expansion, with distribution and advertising levels increasing monthly, the first of several news bureaus across the country coming online, and an “A-list” Read more

SaskTel customers can roam in the U.S. with AT&T
REGINA - SaskTel has signed a roaming agreement with AT&T that will allow customers to stay connected while traveling south of the border. Read more

Lily Jamali to host new Bloomberg TV Canada show
TORONTO - Bloomberg TV Canada is readying a new daily business news program called Bloomberg Markets: Canada to be hosted by former Reuters TV financial journalist Lily Jamali. Read more

Bell Let’s Talk supports mental health initiatives in Nunavut; donates $250K to Montreal’s Neuro
IQALUIT and MONTREAL - Bell Let's Talk and Northwestel announced $250,000 in funding for a new mental health program to be delivered by Nunavut's Embrace Life Council, a non-profit suicide prevention organization based in Iqaluit. Read more

Bell offers IBM MobileFirst for iOS apps to Canadian businesses
ARMONK, NY – Bell Canada and IBM are working together to offer market-ready IBM MobileFirst for iOS apps to businesses across Canada. Read more

Canadian VoD service to help new aviation, space channel take flight
TORONTO and PARIS – Canadian VoD channel AeroCinema is teaming up with French service Aerostar TV on a new content and distribution partnership that will lead to the creation of a new global aviation and space themed television channel. Read more

Bell Let’s Talk calls for community fund applications
MONTREAL – Bell has officially kicked off the $1 million annual Bell Let's Talk Community Fund for 2017. Read more

Registration opens for 2017 Canadian Telecom Summit
TORONTO – Registration is now open for the 2017 Canadian Telecom Summit, scheduled for June 5 - 7 at the Toronto Congress Centre in Toronto. Read more

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