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Peter Bissonnette: The Bridge
A BRIDGE IS A musical term meaning a bit of a song which gets you from the verse back to the chorus. Read more

Telus and Bell win residual auction, SaskTel and MTS shut out
OTTAWA - Telus has bulked up on AWS-3 spectrum, paying more than $58 million for six licences (two each in the G, H, and I bands) covering Manitoba and Saskatchewan in Industry Canada’s auction of the left-over airwaves. Read more

Vidéotron launches Unlimited Music, but expect net neutrality advocates to object
MONTREAL – Quebecor Media’s Vidéotron announced it as a first in Canada on Thursday, but its plan to exempt music streaming from mobile data caps has already raised alarms from net neutrality activists and the Public Interest Advocacy Read more

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Corus Radio taps Garby as GM, national sales
TORONTO – Veteran broadcast exec Byron Garby has been named general manager, national sales for Corus Radio, effective September 10, 2015. Read more

Corus updates executive roles, too
TORONTO – Just days after Bell Media announced an overhaul, (and don’t forget, Shaw Media and Rogers Media have also made signficant changes over the past number of months), broadcaster and producer Corus Entertainment revealed Friday its new Read more

Clearcable launches CDN
HAMILTON - Clearcable Networks is launching its Canadian Content Distribution Network (CDN) and authentication services today. Read more

Union urges CRTC to expedite public inquiry into news cuts at Rogers’ OMNI Television
TORONTO – A union representing some employees at TV stations operated by Rogers Media is using the upcoming federal election to help push forward its demand that the CRTC “hold Rogers to account” for cutting news on its OMNI TV stations Read more

Corus stations in Eastern Ontario now screening CTV content
TORONTO – Three of Corus' local television channels in Eastern Ontario looked a little different Monday after ditching their long time CBC affiliation in favour of programming from Bell Media’s CTV. Read more

OBITUARY: Soccer broadcaster Graham Leggat
TORONTO – TSN and footie fans are among those mourning the passing of Canadian soccer commentator Graham Leggat. Read more

Rogers names Mark Shapiro new president, CEO of Toronto Blue Jays; Rogers Centre
TORONTO – With the Toronto Blue Jays riding high and prepping for the playoffs, Rogers Communications has named veteran baseball exec Mark Shapiro as president and CEO of the team and Rogers Centre, effective following the completion of the Read more

Toronto Maple Leafs ice new kids club, mobile app
TORONTO – The NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs are shooting to recruit another generation of fans with a new kids club that includes a family-friendly mobile app. Read more

Clearcable readies Canadian Content Distribution Network for Tuesday launch
HAMILTON, ON - Clearcable Networks is gearing up for the production launch of its Canadian Content Distribution Network (CDN) and Authentication Services on Tuesday. Read more

TFO renewed for seven more years; awaits decision on must-offer status
TORONTO – Groupe Média TFO has received a seven-year renewal of its broadcast license for French-language educational television service TFO, a move that it describes as a “vote of confidence from the CRTC and the Francophone Read more

CCSA gives thumbs up to Feds pledge to invest in rural broadband
QUISPAMSIS, NB – The Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA) is praising a promise by Prime Minister Harper that a Conservative government would Read more

Rogers picks up Brazil’s TV Record
TORONTO – Rogers Cable has added Brazil's oldest television station, TV Record, to its lineup. Read more

EXFO names Philippe Morin as COO
QUEBEC CITY – EXFO Inc. has named Ciena exec Philippe Morin as its chief operating officer, effective early November. Read more

Much Digital Studios finalizes inaugural brand partnership activations
TORONTO – Much Digital Studios is joining forces with the Puma, Bell and Virgin Mobile Canada brands on three youth-targeted activations. Read more

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