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Russian spies and the Super Bowl at the Supreme Court this week
Supreme Court to hear Bell’s Super Bowl appeal starting Tuesday OTTAWA – This week, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear a case that our readers are familiar with, but there’s a whole lot else going on of which you may not be Read more

The Last Must-Carry: To OMNI, or not to OMNI
GATINEAU – The oral reply phase of a CRTC hearing is the last opportunity for applicants to make their final pleas, respond to comments from competing applicants but also one more opportunity for the Commission to ask questions and, most Read more

Canadian film needs more broadcaster support; vertical integration has not helped
OTTAWA – Without the regulatory framework that has existed for the last number decades, the Canadian feature film industry would not be what it is today, according to Emily Harris, President of Canadian Association of Film Distributors and Read more

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Glick touts heads-up technology
Smart glasses as next-generation computing platform OTTAWA - Jacob Glick has a pretty good idea about how people are informed and entertained. Read more

The list of tech disruptors in business is long
OTTAWA – The rapid clip at which new technology is entering and transforming the world is creating both opportunities and challenges for Canadian companies driving the innovation Read more

Golden West granted Cochrane FM radio license; two French-language stations in Quebec denied
OTTAWA - The CRTC has awarded Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. Read more

SaskTel launches maxTV Stream in 18 more communities
REGINA - SaskTel is launching its maxTV Stream IPTV platform in 18 more rural communities. Read more

Broadcasting Accessibility Fund awards $ 615,330 in fourth round of grants
OTTAWA - The Broadcasting Accessibility Fund will award $ 615,330 in grants to five new projects designed to advance accessibility to broadcasting content for Canadians with disabilities. Read more

SCTE•ISBE received first ever patent for power management within broadband networks
EXTON, PA —The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and its global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), announced Monday that they have been awarded a United States patent for technology innovation in the Read more

Love Nature’s orangutan docu-soap returns for second season
Season 1 airing now in Canada during freeview LONDON, UK – Love Nature has greenlit the second season of its popular natural history docu-soap that stars the orangutans of Borneo. Read more

Groupe Média TFO’s new app joins Google Assistant
TORONTO - Groupe Média TFO is behind a new French language learning app geared towards children between the ages of 4 and 8. Read more

Ad gains can’t offset Q3 losses at ATN
TORONTO - Asian Television Network (ATN) reported a second quarter net loss of $242,657, a steep drop of 945% compared to Q3 last year, on revenues of $3.77 million for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. Read more

Shaw doubles Internet speeds for no extra charge
CALGARY – Shaw said Thursday that it is giving the gift of speed this holiday season by doubling the speeds of its top internet plans for all new and existing residential customers in Western Canada. Read more

Canada the most cost-effective country to watch Netflix: research
NETFLIX SUBSCRIBERS IN CANADA get the best value for their money compared to other countries, according to new data from tech review site Comparitech. Read more

Execulink launches annual '12 Gifts of Christmas' program
WOODSTOCK, ON - Execulink Telecom has kicked off its annual '12 Gifts of Christmas' program designed to bring holiday joy to those in need. Read more


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