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UPDATE: Telus doubles its skinny basic data limit; Rogers, Bell expand their offers, too
GATINEAU – After many public complaints and a Commission letter which all but threatened wireless rate regulation, Telus, Rogers and Bell responded to the CRTC’s request for a better skinny wireless package by doubling the amount of data Read more

Cloudwifi turns to CRTC in fight with Bell over inside wiring
KITCHENER – Independent ISP Cloudwifi Inc. Read more

Rogers vs Voltage Supreme Court decision coming Friday
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada will on Friday let Rogers Communications (and other ISPs) know whether or not they can collect a fee to help track down alleged copyright infringers. Read more

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Netflix, Canadian Film Centre, announce partnership
TORONTO – The Canadian Film Centre and Netflix announced Sunday a new five-year partnership in support of Canadian talent. Read more

Viewers pledge $162M so far as they ‘Stand Up To Cancer’
TORONTO - More than CAD$162.7 million has been pledged collectively so far in connection with Friday’s star-studded Stand Up To Read more

Former Maple Leaf Carlo Colaiacovo starts new on-air gig on TSN 1050 Toronto
TORONTO - Toronto sports fans have a new voice to wake up to weekday mornings as former Toronto Maple Leaf and Toronto native Carlo Colaiacovo joins Read more

Telesat launches new Telstar 18 Vantage satellite
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Telesat confirmed the successful launch of its new Telstar 18 Vantage high throughput satellite (HTS) Monday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Read more

Walter White leads AMI-tv fall slate
TORONTO – For the first time ever in described video, hit series Breaking Bad and The Shield will make their debut on Accessible Media Inc. Read more

9 Story acquires worldwide distribution rights to 3D animated preschool series ‘Dr. Panda’
TORONTO - The international distribution arm of 9 Story Media Group has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the new 3D animated preschool series Dr. Read more

CCTS ejects AllCore, refers matter to CRTC
OTTAWA — The Commissioner of Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) has terminated the participation of AllCore Communications Inc. (AllCore) after determining that the Hamilton-based Read more

Huawei equipment sold in Canada tested for security risks: report
OTTAWA – The federal government has admitted to investigating Chinese telecom firm Huawei’s equipment sold in Canada for potential security threats. Read more

CMPA unveils 2018 Indiescreen Award winners
TORONTO - The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) announced the winners of the 2018 CMPA Indiescreen Awards in an afternoon ceremony Thursday that marked the opening of the annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Read more

New Bell Media series explores family roots through food
TORONTO – Bell Media is cooking up a new culinary adventure series that pairs food with family history. Read more

OMDC becomes Ontario Creates
TORONTO - The Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) has a new look and a new name, but is still dedicated to fueling talent, innovation and creativity in Ontario. Read more

More time to tell the CRTC about telecommunications sales practices
OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Canadians now have all weekend to tell the CRTC about their experiences with the sales practices of the country’s large telecommunications service providers (TSPs). Read more

SiriusXM Canada fields coverage of every NFL game
TORONTO - SiriusXM Canada will offer live coverage of every game of the 2018 NFL season, including Super Bowl LIII, on the SiriusXM NFL Radio channel. Read more

More than 1,200 CityWest customers vote on phone book cover shot

Register now for 2018 Canadian ISP Summit
TORONTO - There are only two weeks left in early bird registration for this year’s Canadian ISP Summit. Read more

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