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Proposed Commission Directive: Federal government orders the CRTC to put Canadians at the forefront (Updated with the official Gazetted order)
OTTAWA – In something of a surprising move, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains announced Tuesday during Question Period he planned to issue a Policy direction to the CRTC requiring it to improve the Read more

Favourite TV channels: Netflix keeps jumping up the ranks in Canada, says new research
TORONTO – When it comes to favourite TV channels, CTV is the lone Canadian traditional TV brand standing in the way of Netflix as the global streamer continues to gain prominance among Canadian viewers, according to a new study from Toronto’s Read more

Forget Russia, look locally for fake news
TORONTO - Ever since media revelations and indictments were released alleging huge Russian social media campaigns to disrupt the 2016 U.S. Read more

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2017 broadcasting revenues of $17.3 well ahead of OTT: CRTC CMR
OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Amidst a plethora of over-the-top options for video and audio content, Canadian broadcasting services generated total revenues of $17.3 billion in 2017, down 3.3% from 2016, the CRTC said Wednesday. Read more

Corus Entertainment's so.da launches second Twitter series
TORONTO – Food Network Canada and Twitter will take audiences on a culinary journey with the launch of the new so.da produced series #DestinationDishes. Read more

Cogeco sheds Cogeco Peer 1 for $720M as it focusses on broadband services businesses
MONTREAL - Cogeco Communications is selling its business information and communications technology services subsidiary Cogeco Peer 1 Inc. Read more

TekSavvy TV launches in Ottawa
CHATHAM, ON - TekSavvy has brought its IPTV service TekSavvy TV to Ottawa. Read more

Telus connecting Airdrie to its PureFibre network
AIRDRIE, AB - Telus will invest $60 million to connect more than 90% of homes and businesses in Airdrie directly to its fibre optic network. Read more

MWC 2019: EXFO tapped by Telenor for automated detection, diagnosis of entire network-wide failure
BARCELONA – Canadian network test and monitoring technology maker EXFO is teaming up with Scandinavian mobile operator Telenor Denmark in a DevOps program that will deploy EXFO’s automated common cause analysis troubleshooting solution Read more

Nominations open for CommTech East Awards Gala
TORONTO - Nominations are now being accepted for the CommTech awards gala that will take place on the eve of April's CommTech East Show and Seminars. Read more

SaskTel relaunches cyberbullying prevention program as ‘Be Kind Online’
REGINA – SaskTel has revamped its cyberbullying prevention and awareness programs as ‘Be Kind Online’ in an effort to better meet the needs of a new generation. Read more

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Street Team Members - Bell

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Upcoming Events

American Cable Association Summit 26
March 19, 2019 to March 21, 2019
Washington, D.C.

CanWISP Annual Conference
March 25, 2019 to March 27, 2019
Gatineau - Hilton Lac-Leamy

NAB Show 2020
April 18, 2020 to April 22, 2020
Las Vegas Convention Center

Canadian Independent Telecommunications Association 2019 Showcase
April 7, 2019 to April 9, 2019
Fallsview Casino Resort, Niagara Falls, Ont.

CommTech Awards Gala 2019
April 15, 2019
Mississauga Convention Centre, 75 Derry Rd W, Mississauga, ON L5W 1G3

CommTech East 2019
April 16, 2019 to April 17, 2019
Mississauga Convention Centre, 75 Derry Rd W, Mississauga, ON L5W 1G3

Canadian Music Week
May 6, 2019 to May 12, 2019
Toronto, Ont.

RTDNA Canada 2019 National Conference & Awards Gala
May 10, 2019 to May 11, 2019
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

CommTech West 2019
May 29, 2019 to May 30, 2019
Premier Best Western, 1316 33rd St. NE, Calgary, AB T2A 6B6, Canada

Canadian Telecom Summit
June 15, 2020 to June 17, 2020
The International Centre, Toronto

June 4, 2019 to June 6, 2019
Cologne, Germany

Western Association of Broadcasters Conference
June 5, 2019 to June 6, 2019
Banff, AB

Banff World Media Festival 2019
June 9, 2019 to June 12, 2019
Banff Springs Hotel, Banff AB

Clearcable Technology Summit
June 27, 2019
White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.

The Independent Show (NCTC)
July 28, 2019 to July 31, 2019
Sheraton Grand, Chicago

Future TV Advertising Forum Canada
September 10, 2019
The Carlu, Toronto

IBC 2019
September 12, 2019 to September 17, 2019
RAI, Amsterdam

CCSA Connect 2019
September 16, 2019 to September 18, 2019
Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna, B.C.

SCTE Cable-tec Expo 2019
September 30, 2019 to October 1, 2019
New Orleans

October 14, 2019 to October 17, 2019
Cannes, France

Mobile World Congress Americas
October 22, 2019 to October 24, 2019
Los Angeles, Calif.