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Rogers and government are aligned on principles and destination, less so on how to get there
Telecom policy must encourage investment, says Natale TORONTO – Rogers Communications CEO Joe Natale invoked the founder Friday morning while delivering a speech simultaneously to shareholders at its annual general meeting – and to Read more

CRTC says no to the Competition Bureau
OTTAWA – The CRTC has decided what the Competition Bureau wants is too much to ask of Canada’s wireless service providers. Read more

Canadian cord-cutting to continue; watch for OTT casualties though
Canadians still want loads of video, and are getting it from many sources WHILE CANADIANS CONTINUE to pull back on their traditional subscription TV services, their interest in video overall shows no signs of shrinkage as they add tens Read more

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Quebecor vs Bell: Péladeau gets a slap on the wrist
GATINEAU – Don’t do it again, or else. Read more

Smart cities: Rogers' role as a connector must evolve
MISSISSAUGA – New technologies and access to vast quantities of data promise to create smart cities, which improve sustainability, create economic development, and enhance quality of life for people living and working in them. Read more

NAB 2019: New video codec gaining momentum
LAS VEGAS – A groundswell of support seems to be building for a highly efficient next-gen video codec. Read more

Delivering video via broadband can be a killer app for small ISPs
MISSISSAUGA – “Years ago we would have thought, as smaller operators, there's no way in hell we can keep up with them [Tier 1 carriers]. But times have changed. Read more

Xplornet to bring faster Internet speeds, more data to rural Canadians with Hughes’ new Jupiter 3 satellite
WOODSTOCK, NB - Xplornet Communications said Monday that it has entered into a lifetime agreement for substantially all of the Canadian satellite broadband capacity on Read more

Public Mobile rides into malls
TORONTO – Telus has rolled out the first wave of kiosks for Public Mobile, marking the brand’s entry into the retail space. Read more

Bell lays off techs, outsources Wireless Home Internet project: Unifor
TORONTO – Despite ramping up its Wireless Home Internet service, Bell Canada is laying off technicians in favour of outsourcing much of the project to non-union Read more

CBC kicks off Canadian Premier League action on April 27
TORONTO – CBC will be the exclusive television broadcast home for the inaugural season of Canada’s new tier-one men’s professional soccer league, the Canadian Premier League (CPL). Read more

CMF, Quebecor Fund help French-language drama series find international audiences
SAINT-SAUVEUR, QC - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the Quebecor Fund have announced a new partnership program that will provide additional Read more

Q1 revenues, profits dip at Rogers
Best ever postpaid churn rate TORONTO – Slowing wireless equipment sales and a dip in its media division revenues took a bite out of Rogers’ first quarter revenues and profits, the company said Thursday. Read more

BBM to “sunset” May 31st, but BlackBerry makes BBMe available to individuals
WATERLOO – The consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger will reach its end of life next month, but an enterprise version will live on. Read more

Corus’ Troy Reeb to receive Lifetime Achievement Award – Network from RTDNA Canada
TORONTO – RTDNA Canada has named Corus Entertainment’s Troy Reeb as a recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award – Network in recognition of outstanding service and continued excellence during the course of his career in journalism and Read more

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