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RADIO: Why it doesn’t look like new AM stations will be launched in Montreal
MONTREAL – Five years ago, during a surprisingly competitive CRTC process to award new commercial AM radio stations in Montreal, one independent group burst onto the scene with grand promises to revolutionize the industry. Read more

New SWIFT Network: Ultra-high speed Internet coming to Southwestern Ontario
LONDON, ON – More than 300 communities in Southwestern Ontario will receive improved high-speed internet connectivity thanks to $180 million in joint funding from the provincial and federal governments. Read more

CRTC preaches consent, not spam
OTTAWA – The CRTC is reminding Canadian businesses and individuals that send commercial electronic messages (CEMs) to keep records of consent consistent with the country’s anti-spam legislation (CASL). Read more

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Health issues sideline CBC’s Steve Armitage from Rio 2016
TORONTO – Veteran CBC sportscaster Steve Armitage has pulled out from CBC’s broadcast team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games due to a recent diagnosis of chronic heart failure. Read more

“Quiet leader” Dixon Networks marks 50th anniversary
VANCOUVER - Canadian fibre optic provider Dixon Networks is celebrating 50 years of helping Canadians connect and communicate. Read more

Supporting LGBTQ community positively impacts Canadians' perceptions of a company: Telus survey
VANCOUVER - Canadian businesses can and should better support LGBTQ diversity and inclusiveness, according to a new study commissioned by Telus. Read more

SaskTel invested $3.6M in charitable, community causes in 2015/16
REGINA - SaskTel reinvested over $3.6 million in Saskatchewan last year, according to its corporate social responsibility report for the 2015/16 fiscal year entitled Breathing Life into Read more

Corus launches TVE app for Disney Junior
TORONTO – Just in time for summer road trips, Corus Entertainment has launched a TV Everywhere app for its Disney Junior network. Read more

Q2 revenues, profits, on the rise at Telesat
OTTAWA – A 2% uptick in revenues helped to buoy second quarter profits at Telesat. Read more

CFC’s TV writers program adds ABC Signature Studios as sponsor, U.S. studio partner
TORONTO – ABC Studios’ boutique production subsidiary ABC Signature Studios has signed on as associate sponsor of the Canadian Film Centre’s program for TV writers. Read more

CCTS releases annotated Deposit and Disconnection Code guide
OTTAWA - The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) has issued an annotation of the Deposit and Disconnection Code in an effort to help both consumers and service providers better understand the way it is Read more

BlackBerry readies second Android smartphone
WATERLOO, ON – BlackBerry is readying the launch of a new device called DTEK50 that it describes as the world's most secure Android smartphone. Read more

Shaw, Console partnership offers business customers secure connection to cloud partners
CALGARY - Shaw Data Centre and Cloud Solutions and its ViaWest subsidiary are partnering with Silicon Valley’s Console to allow businesses to connect directly to hyper-scale cloud providers Read more


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