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Six questions for Joe Natale
How a new level of service will help Rogers customers navigate our technological revolution HE’S BEEN ON THE JOB for a year now and when it comes to the financial performance of Rogers Communications over those 12 months, things have Read more

How about a TV solution with no set top at all?
MISSISSAUGA – “Cord cutters are not bad news,” said MDL Communications principal Stephen Sacks last week at the CommTech East conference in Mississauga. Read more

COMMENTARY: Where does Netflix go from here? How does a $30 billion content budget sound?
YESTERDAY, IN A MEETING with a major Canadian media company, I was asked “What’s next for Netflix?” Read more

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UPDATED: Netflix funds new training program at Montreal’s INIS
MONTREAL – The Institut national de l'image et du son (National Institute of Image and Sound, or INIS) is designing a new film and television production apprenticeship program funded by Read more

RTDNA Canada unveils 2018 Network award nominees
TORONTO - RTDNA Canada has released the 2018 finalists for its annual Network Awards. Read more

Tŝilhqot'in Community Radio receives $180,500 for new programming
WILLIAMS LAKE, BC - The Tŝilhqot'in National Government will receive $180,500 in funding from the federal government this year to support its Community Radio Project, a new platform for the Tŝilhqot'in Nation to assist in the revitalization Read more

SSi Mobile now in seven Nunavut communities (Updated: now eight)
YELLOWKNIFE - SSi Micro is continuing to roll out its wireless service across Nunavut. Read more

Quebec’s English-language film, TV, production drops to record low: report
MONTREAL - English-language film and TV production in Quebec for 2015-2016 fell to its lowest level in twenty years, says a new report from the Quebec English-language Production Council (QEPC). Read more

New AMI-tv doc goes behind the scenes at 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
TORONTO - Accessible Media Inc. Read more

Empty those drawers by recycling old devices for Earth Day
OTTAWA - The country’s free cellphone recycling program Recycle My Cell is calling on Canadians to join in the Earth Day celebrations this Sunday by responsibly Read more

RTDNA Canada announces Prairie region’s two lifetime achievement recipients
REGINA - RTDNA Canada will recognize two individuals in the Prairie region with lifetime achievement awards this weekend. Read more

CityNews Toronto to host first televised Ontario provincial party leaders’ debate
TORONTO – Rogers Media’s CityNews will host the first televised debate featuring all three major provincial party leaders in advance of the June election for the new Premier of Ontario. Read more

Strong Q1 sees Rogers add 95,000 wireless customers; cable sub losses slow
TORONTO – Rogers Communications today announced today it added more than 95,000 wireless customers in Q1, as well as record low wireless churn and solid wireline broadband additions. Read more

Telus first to launch 4K HDR TV
VANCOUVER – Telus said Thursday that it is now the only Canadian TV provider to support 4K HDR, providing Optik TV customers with an unmatched viewing experience. Read more

More time for comments on next-gen 9-1-1 network design
OTTAWA – The CRTC has extended the deadline to receive feedback on next-generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) network design efficiencies. Read more

Netflix extends video browsing to mobile phones
LOS GATOS, CA – Netflix is offering mobile previews to help its subscribers find new content more quickly. Read more

CBC urged to stop erasing a “vital part of Canada’s broadcast history”
TORONTO – CBC must stop destroying its “irreplaceable” original radio and television programming after digitizing them, says the Canadian Broadcast Museum Foundation (CBMF). Read more

Club illico, Quebecor Content, commission new homegrown programming
MONTREAL - Club illico and Quebecor Content are doubling down on their commitment to made-in-Quebec programming with new forays in to film production and original series. Read more

New radio series puts local mayors in the hot seat
VANCOUVER – Corus-owned talk radio station 980 CKNW is readying a new monthly series aimed at building community connections between its listeners and local municipal leaders. Read more

Amazon Studios signs on for ‘Utopia’ reboot, led by ‘Gone Girl’ writer Gillian Flynn
SEATTLE – Amazon Studios has inked an overall deal with Gillian Flynn, the author and screenwriter of Golden Globe nominated Gone Girl, with the first project being a straight-to-series order for her version of the British conspiracy Read more

Eastlink continues NB expansion
FREDERICTON, NB – Eastlink today launched its wireless service in Fredericton. Read more

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