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Telecom Sales Practices report coming Wednesday
GATINEAU – The CRTC will release its Report on Misleading or Aggressive Telecommunications Retail Sales Practices at 11 a.m. Read more

Telus urges caution on Huawei security speculation
VANCOUVER – Telus clearly doesn’t want to give up on Huawei, one of its primary technology suppliers. Read more

CityWest to blanket half of Prince Rupert with fibre by end of 2019
PRINCE RUPERT, BC — CityWest announced its fibre-to-the-home rollout will cover almost half of Prince Rupert households by the end of the year, as part of its five-year, $10-million fibre investment in the city. Read more

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‘Cool Black North’ documentary to premiere Friday on Citytv
TORONTO — A new original two-hour documentary celebrating the unique and vibrant Canadian Black community and its role in Canada’s modern identity will premiere this Friday on Citytv. Read more

Telus adds five new Stingray channels to Optik TV offering
MONTREAL — Five new Stingray music television channels will be available to Telus Optik TV subscribers in Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec as part of an expanded distribution agreement between the two companies. Read more

VisionTV’s ‘The Big Downsize’ series to premiere March 11
HALIFAX — Families faced with the emotionally fraught task of downsizing their homes will be able to get some much-needed help thanks to a new five-part Canadian series premiering next month on VisionTV. Read more

BlackBerry’s connected car software unit gets $40-million boost from feds
OTTAWA — The federal government is investing $40 million in BlackBerry’s QNX business unit to help the company develop safe and secure software systems for the next generation of connected and autonomous vehicles. Read more

ISED issues call for directors of new College of Patent Agents
OTTAWA — The Government of Canada is launching a call for directors to oversee the new College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents as part of the federal government’s Intellectual Property Strategy to make Canada a leader in generating and Read more

SSi Micro grants rebates to Qiniq customers
GJOA HAVEN, Nvt. – After solving a month-long internet capacity issue for its customers in this small Nunavut community (pop. Read more

SaskTel boosts broadband speeds in Kinistin Saulteaux
KINISTIN SAULTEAUX NATION - Residents in this Indigenous community of about 900 situated 220 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon can now enjoy faster internet speeds with SaskTel’s interNET Extended 10 package launched this week Read more

Telus adds subs, grows revenue and earnings; unveils 2019 targets
VANCOUVER – Fourth quarter results released today from Telus show consolidated operating revenue increased by 6.3% compared to Q4 2017 to $3.8 billion. Read more

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