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Rogers expands its commitment to bridging digital divide
Connected for Success to expand across entire cable internet footprint OTTAWA - Rogers Communications will announce today in Ottawa that it will expand its Connected for Success program to everywhere it provides wired Internet Read more

Basic Service Review preview: Should broadband be basic? If so, at what speed? And, who should pay for it?
Hearing starts Monday TORONTO — CRTC commissioners have a lot of reading ahead of them, judging by the hundreds of submissions already made to the Commission’s review of basic telecommunications services, from industry players, Read more

I only want it My Way, say some Canadians about TV
TORONTO – A growing number of Canadians would just rather watch TV on their laps or in their hands and don’t even have a TV set, says two new reports from Media Technology Monitor. Read more

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Commission maps out broadband
GATINEAU - Canadians now have a new tool to see where broadband Internet services and the technologies used to provide them are available. Read more

Last chance to pre-register for CommTech East
TORONTO – With less than a week to go until CommTech East, attendees have until this Sunday to pre-register online, or may wait and pay extra to register at the door. Read more

Spain’s Antena3 available on Bell’s Fibe TV
MADRID – Bell Fibe has launched Spain’s Antena3 television channel. Read more

Register now for Discoverability Summit
GATINEAU/MONTREAL – Canadians wishing to attend next month’s Discoverability Summit in Toronto may now register to receive tickets. Read more

Club illico adds French-language NBCUniversal content
MONTREAL - Club illico is offering subscribers recent titles from one of the world's largest content producers and distributors thanks to an agreement between NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution Canada and Quebecor Read more

Canada blocked from Twitter-streamed NFL games
NEW YORK and TORONTO - The National Football League is teaming up with Twitter to livestream Thursday Night Football games online, but that content will most likely be tackled at the border. Read more

Wireless Code review, new basic services policy, among CRTC priorities
New three-year plan OTTAWA-GATINEAU - The CRTC has released its new three-year plan that includes new basic telecommunications services policy, the Read more

Ethnic Channels Group names new SVP to oversee U.S. expansion
TORONTO - Ethnic Channels Group has named Christian Morsanutto as its SVP of business development and operations, effective immediately. Read more

Telus to invest $4.5B across British Columbia through 2019
VANCOUVER - Telus will invest $4.5 billion in new communications infrastructure across British Columbia through 2019, of which $1.2 billion will be invested this year alone, the company said Tuesday. Read more

Vecima launching new multiscreen IP video delivery solution
VICTORIA - Vecima Networks is gearing up to unveil its new IPTV and OTT multiscreen video delivery solution known as Bravura at NAB 2016 next week. Read more

Federal government denies consumer group's costs appeal
OTTAWA – Consumer groups DiversityCanada Foundation and the National Pensioners Federation has reached the end of the line in its appeal for costs after a long fight with the CRTC that started with the Commission’s release of the Read more

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