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Not enough alternatives to wireless access services, says Rogers; yes there is, counters Telus
GATINEAU – A Bell Canada application seeking the forbearance of wireless access service (WAS) has support from network partner Telus, saying there are plenty of alternatives. Read more

TV ad budgets linked to brands' retail sales: TiVo Research
NEW YORK – Consumer brands that cut their TV advertising budgets will lose a much greater amount in sales, according to a new report from TiVo Research, a subsidiary of TiVo Inc. Read more

Canada’s largest pension fund backs Corus-Shaw Media deal
TORONTO – Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) will support Corus Entertainment’s bid to buy Shaw Media for $2.65 billion. Read more

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Gilbert joins Groupe V Média as media creativity director
MONTREAL - Groupe V Média has named Chantal Gilbert as director of media creativity, effective immediately. Read more

Register now for communications law and policy conference
OTTAWA – Registration is now open for the 18th Biennial National Conference: New Developments in Communications Law and Policy. Read more

Catalyst steps up campaign against Corus/Shaw Media deal
TORONTO – Corus Entertainment shareholder The Catalyst Capital Group is calling for full disclosure from the Shaw family into the process behind the proposed sale of Shaw Media to Corus. Read more

Clearcable’s McCann named CITA’s supplier of the year
MARKHAM, ON – Clearcable Networks president Rob McCann has been awarded Supplier of the Year by the Canadian Independent Telecommunications Association (CITA) at the organization’s Seminar Showcase 2016, held earlier this week in Markham. Read more

TSN gears up for expanded coverage of curling’s Tim Hortons Brier
TORONTO – TSN will hurry, hard, on more than 100 hours of exclusive live coverage from the Canadian men’s curling championship taking place at Ottawa’s TD Place Arena. Read more

New stations drive “record year” at Newcap
DARTMOUTH – Newfoundland Capital Corporation continues to reap the rewards from its new radio stations in Toronto, Vancouver and Saint John, as 2015 profits climbed $12 million over last year. Read more

NFB's new short-film SVOD service now on Vimeo
MONTREAL – The National Film Board of Canada has launched a new short-film SVOD channel on Vimeo. Read more

Proxy advisory research firm underscores its recommendation that Corus shareholders vote yes for Shaw Media deal
TORONTO – The pitched PR battle between Corus Entertainment and shareholder The Catalyst Capital Group shows no signs of abating any time soon. Read more

Q3 revenues, profits hit double digits at Evertz
BURLINGTON, ON - Evertz Technologies posted revenues of $99.8 million for its third quarter ended January 31, 2016, up 10% from the $90.7 million it posted in the third quarter of fiscal 2015. Read more

IPF backs 15 new web drama series
TORONTO and MONTREAL – The Independent Production Fund (IPF) invested $1.8 million in 14 new English and French-language web drama series in 2015. Read more

Shaw expands Wi-Fi on Calgary Transit
CALGARY - Shaw Communications and Calgary Transit have announced six new locations for the public Wi-Fi servicing CTrain stations within that city’s downtown corridor. Read more

Telus Garden receives official LEED Platinum certification
VANCOUVER - Telus Garden’s office tower in Vancouver is officially one of the greenest buildings in North America after receiving LEED Platinum certification, the highest rating a building development can receive. Read more

MTS Future First helps students pursue careers in telecommunications
WINNIPEG – MTS is now accepting applications from high school and post-secondary students in Manitoba for the various opportunities available with MTS Future First scholarships. Read more

More than 2600 devices later, Recycle My Cell winners announced
OTTAWA - Recycle My Cell, Canada's recycling program for mobile devices and accessories, has announced the winners of the sixth annual Read more

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