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OPINION: End the bill tax for Cancon
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UPDATED: Cogeco to launch MediaFirst IPTV platform next year
Customers can keep TiVo though MONTREAL - Cogeco Connexion will roll out the MediaFirst IPTV platform from MediaKind (previously Ericsson Media Solutions) to its Canadian cable customers starting next year. Read more

OTT to drive global video spend to US$559 billion by 2022
Traditional video still to be the majority of the market BOSTON – American researcher Strategy Analytics said Tuesday that the global consumer and advertising spend on TV and video will grow 14%, from US$490 billion in Read more

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DAZN Canada adds boxing, soccer, cricket, to lineup
TORONTO – Streamer DAZN announced this week that it will add more soccer, more cricket and more boxing to its expanding lineup of live, and recorded, content. Read more

CBC/Netflix series ‘Anne With An E’ renewed for third season
TORONTO - CBC and Netflix have renewed the award-winning series Anne With An E from Northwood Entertainment for a third, 10 episode season. Read more

Primus boosts unlimited Internet speeds in B.C., Alberta
TORONTO - Businesses and consumers in Alberta and British Columbia now have more options for faster, unlimited Internet service after Primus rolled out additional speed tiers, including up to 150 Mbps. Read more

Rogers improves wireless service in Saskatoon
SASKATOON – Rogers announced more wireless network enhancements in Saskatchewan as part of its multi-year network plan to bring gigabit LTE and 5G to its customers. Read more

Lindsay Broadband adds new international sales VP, adds to engineering group
PETERBOROUGH, ON - Lindsay Broadband has named Gabriel Ramon Larios as sales VP for Latin America, Portugal and Spain. Read more

iHeartRadio Canada Podcast Network expands to Spotify
TORONTO – Bell Media has expanded the reach of its iHeartRadio Canada Podcast Network to listeners on Spotify. Read more

Dejero, FileCatalyst, boost file transfer speeds for broadcasters in the field
WATERLOO, ON - Dejero is teaming up with Ottawa-based FileCatalyst on a new solution that will allow broadcasters to move large data quickly, securely, and reliably back to base while in Read more

Rogers Funds invest $4.6M in 19 TV projects
TORONTO – The Rogers Documentary and Cable Network funds will invest $4.68 million in 19 television projects from its June 20, 2018 application deadline. Read more

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