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Rogers launching Fido Home Internet in Southern Ontario today
TORONTO – Rogers Communications will debut Fido Home Internet across areas of Southern Ontario today, has learned. Read more

Corus multiplatform campaign cooks up community for McCain
TORONTO - The best case studies, in my view, extract practical methods for dealing with wicked real world problems and at NextMedia, held last week in Toronto, Corus Entertainment showcased a successful linear and digital integrated media Read more

Bloomberg TV Canada arrives in more than 6M homes
TORONTO – New Canadian business and financial news television channel Bloomberg TV Canada launched Tuesday in more than six million Canadian households. Read more

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CRTC’s broadband report due in spring
OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The CRTC will issue its first report on the performance of Internet services provided by the country's major Internet service providers (ISPs) next spring. Read more

Blue Ant Media tweaks leadership team
TORONTO - Blue Ant Media unveiled changes to its management team Wednesday, including new additions and a realignment of internal talent. Read more

New CBC drama centres on best-selling Lisa Gabriele novel
TORONTO – CBC and Insight Productions are partnering on a new drama series based on the novel Tempting Faith DiNapoli by Canadian author Lisa Gabriele. Read more

Canada will help drive 5G mobile subscriptions to 150 million in next five years: Ericsson
TORONTO - 5G mobile subscriptions are expected to hit 150 million by 2021, led by Canada, the U.S., South Korea, Japan and China, according to a new report by Ericsson. Read more

Cogeco boosts Internet speeds; renames packages
MONTREAL – Cogceo Cable has overhauled and renamed some of its high speed Internet packages for residential and business customers in Ontario and Quebec, the company said this week. Read more

Shaw’s ViaWest acquires InetU for $162.5M
DENVER, CO - Shaw Communications subsidiary ViaWest is buying INetU from BV Investment Partners and other shareholders for US$162.5 million. Read more

Cable and Wireless Communications to be bought by Liberty Global
LONDON – UK-based international cable company Liberty Global has announced plans to buy Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) for $5.3 billion in stock. Read more

2016 Canadian Telecom Summit set for June 6-8 in Toronto
TORONTO – Mark your calendars for the 2016 version of the Canadian Telecom Summit which will be held June 6-8, 2016 at the Toronto Congress Centre in Toronto. Read more

Former CBC exec McEneaney to head up Numeris
TORONTO - Broadcast audience measurement company Numeris has named Neil McEneaney as its new president and CEO, effective January 11, 2016. Read more

Videotron ordered to pay $7M for overcharging customers for LPIF
MONTREAL – A Superior Court judge has ordered Videotron to pay $7 million for improperly charging its television customers for the now defunct Local Programming Improvement Fund (LPIF). Read more

Third roaming partner extends Wind Mobile’s coverage nationwide
TORONTO – Wind Mobile has added another unnamed, domestic roaming partner network, allowing it to reach 99% of Canada’s population. Read more

Huawei scores smartphone supplier deal with Ottawa Senators
BEIJING, CHINA – Huawei is teaming up with the Ottawa Senators to become that NHL team’s official smartphone supplier for the next two seasons. Read more

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