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Samsung bets big on AI, 5G
SEOUL — Samsung says it will invest more than $29 billion over the next three years in innovative businesses that will drive its future growth, primarily in the areas of artificial intelligence, 5G, automotive electronics components and Read more

Péladeau's campaign debt could spell trouble for Quebecor's public contracts
MONTREAL — Quebecor CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau's brief foray into Quebec politics might hurt his company in a way that he never predicted, and now he's trying to sort his way out of it. Read more

CRTC stands by its decision in City of Hamilton’s MAA dispute with Bell
OTTAWA — The City of Hamilton has been denied its application requesting the CRTC review and vary a 2017 telecom decision regarding the city’s municipal access agreement (MAA) with Bell Canada, an ongoing dispute that dates back to 2014. Read more




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Smart homes a US$11.2-billion opportunity by 2022: ABI Research
LONDON, UK — With the smart home market set to become a US$11.2-billion opportunity by 2022, communication service providers need to accelerate their strategies beyond their traditional offerings to take back ownership of the home or risk being Read more

NFL Sunday Ticket returns to Canadian cable TV packages
TORONTO — Football fans across Canada should soon be able to include NFL Sunday Ticket in their cable or satellite subscriptions again, after live sports streaming service DAZN Canada announced Tuesday it has entered into distribution Read more

Stingray revenues grow on strength of US, global business
MONTREAL — Stingray Digital Group saw a 16% increase in revenues in the first quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, primarily due to strong growth in revenues in the United States and other countries where it has expanded its business during the Read more

Élodie Girardin-Lajoie new VP of corporate affairs for Videotron
MONTREAL — Quebecor Media subsidiary Videotron announced Wednesday that Élodie Girardin-Lajoie has been appointed as its new vice-president of corporate affairs. Read more

SaskTel renews commitment to corporate social responsibility
REGINA — SaskTel released its eighth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report Tuesday, saying it reinforced the company’s commitment to being an ethical, active and engaged member of the communities it serves in Saskatchewan. Read more

APTN announces fall 2018 schedule
WINNIPEG — APTN’s fall 2018 TV schedule will see some favourite shows returning alongside new original series and documentaries, with the new season scheduled to kick off September 3. Read more

Sportsnet Grill offers sports fans a unique dining experience
TORONTO — Sports fans in Toronto will have a new place to gather and grab a meal as Sportsnet announces its new restaurant, Sportsnet Grill, overlooking the Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto, will open on Wednesday. Read more

Blue Ant’s Love Nature 4K launches in Netherlands, Switzerland
LONDON, UK — Wildlife and nature channel Love Nature 4K has secured two new distribution deals in Europe. Read more

SCTE•ISBE working group to innovate node housing interfaces
EXTON, PA — The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), in conjunction with its global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), has created a new Generic Access Platform working group within the SCTE•ISBE Read more


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