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SPECTRUM: First responders wireless network inches forward
IN A FEW WEEKS AN experimental LTE service in the 700 MHz band will be running in Regina, bringing the plan of having a national voice and high speed data communications network for fire, police, ambulance and other first responders one Read more

Entwistle back as Telus CEO as Natale chooses family first
VANCOUVER – This is a surprise. Read more

Corus to shutter Teletoon Retro in favour of Cartoon Network
TORONTO – Corus Entertainment has announced that Teletoon Retro will cease to exist as of September 1st. Read more

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Bell unleashes Gigabit Fibe, dubbed “tomorrow’s technology”, in Ontario, Quebec
MONTREAL – Bell is launching what it calls Canada’s fastest Internet service, announcing Monday that Gigabit Fibe is now available to approximately 1.3 million homes in Ontario and Quebec. Read more

Videotron gears up for Ultra HD launch
MONTREAL - Videotron says that it will be the first TV service provider in Canada to offer set-top boxes and network capabilities to support the delivery of ultra-high-definition content. Read more

Super Channel streamlines website
EDMONTON – Super Channel has overhauled its website, offering users a sleek new look and simplified experience. Read more

Duct-cleaning companies still in violation of DNCL rules: CRTC
OTTAWA-GATINEAU — Two duct-cleaning services companies that were notified previously in February of being in violation of Canada’s unsolicited telecommunications rules have still not paid the monetary penalties imposed by the CRTC. Read more

Data revenues drive strong growth for Telus in Q2 2015
VANCOUVER — Telus reported strong consolidated revenue growth in the second quarter of 2015 as a result of higher data revenue in both its wireless and wireline businesses. Read more

Sportsnet serves multiplatform Rogers Cup coverage to tennis fans
TORONTO — Rogers-owned Sportsnet will provide tennis fans with more than 90 hours of exclusive English-language Rogers Cup television coverage from the first round to the quarter-finals next week, plus deliver news updates and livestreaming via Read more

Toronto Pan Am Games: some fun facts about the tech setup
TORONTO — Calling them “the most digital Pan Am Games in history”, Cisco Canada shared some fun facts about the technology used for the recent Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games in a press release issued Friday. Read more

AwesomenessTV coming to Family Channel
HALIFAX — Children’s TV producer DHX Media has entered into a content development and licensing deal with AwesomenessTV for programming that will air on Family Channel in Canada. Read more

Cloud, data centre services drive TeraGo’s revenue growth
TORONTO — TeraGo Inc.’s transition into a cloud and data centre services provider over the last year has helped to drive up revenues at the company, which reported a significant Q2 2015 revenue increase of 14.6% over the second quarter of Read more

CRTC will no longer publish notices of consultation for licence renewals
OTTAWA-GATINEAU — The CRTC is amending its Rules of Practice and Procedure to remove the requirement to publish notices of consultation for broadcast licence renewal applications. Read more

CHIK-FM host comment about women did not breach code: CBSC
OTTAWA — The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has found comments made about women on CHIK-FM’s Dupont le matin morning show in January did not violate broadcast codes. Read more

FOX Sports Racing roars into Cogeco’s channel lineup
CHARLOTTE, NC — Cogeco Cable Canada’s English-language subscribers can now enjoy a one-month preview of FOX Sports Racing before it’s added to the channel lineup on Cogeco’s Sports Life tier. Read more

Blue Ant Media, Canon launch Roam New Roads content platform
TORONTO — Blue Ant Media Solutions is partnering with Canon Canada to launch a new lifestyle content platform specifically targetting Baby Boomers. Read more

Access7 to air 2015 21U Baseball Championships games live
REGINA — When the 2015 21U Baseball Championships come to Regina next week, some of the games will be aired live on Access7, Saskatchewan’s community channel. Read more

CRTC adds hybrid VOD services to revised exemption order
OTTAWA-GATINEAU — After months of public consultation, the CRTC has put the finishing touches on its regulatory policy concerning so-called hybrid video-on-demand (hybrid VOD or HVOD) services, issuing today a revised exemption order for VOD Read more

BCE talks earnings, Gigabit Fibe, CraveTV
MONTREAL — BCE Inc. Read more

Energy-efficient set-top boxes mean big savings for U.S. consumers
WASHINGTON, DC — American consumers have saved more than $500 million in energy bills since a voluntary agreement to improve the energy efficiency of set-top boxes was adopted by the pay TV industry, consumer electronics manufacturers and Read more

Bell Media partners with Moat Analytics for viewability tracking
TORONTO — Bell Media has chosen Moat Analytics as its viewability vendor for a new partnership that will enable Bell Media to provide viewability tracking for its digital advertising clients. Read more

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