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Turner’s Adult Swim direct to consumer app dives in to Canada
ATLANTA - Turner’s Adult Swim launched its new SVoD service in Canada Wednesday, priced at $3.99 per month. Read more

CCTS releases annotated Wireless Code guide
OTTAWA - The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) has issued an annotation of the Wireless Code of Conduct in an effort to help both consumers and wireless providers better understand the way it is administered. Read more

CraveTV joins Shaw’s FreeRange TV app
CALGARY - Bell Media’s television streaming service CraveTV is now available to Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct customers for $6 a month. Read more

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Corus refutes more claims by investor over Shaw Media acquisition
TORONTO – Corus Entertainment is once again disputing “distorted information, obfuscation and misstatements” allegedly made by company shareholder The Catalyst Capital Group over Corus’ proposed acquisition of Shaw Media. Read more

Standardization of Canadian broadband boosts regulatory risk, says Moody’s
OTTAWA - Competition in both the wireless and fixed-line segments will intensify now that four of Canada's five largest cable companies offer wireless services, and, with telephone companies simultaneously investing in fibre-optic upgrades, Read more

CBC Radio One debuts original crime podcast
TORONTO - CBC Radio One is launching an original and compelling investigative podcast series that will explore unsolved Canadian cases of the missing or murdered. Read more

Shaw wraps up Wind Mobile deal
CALGARY - Shaw Communications has officially closed its acquisition of Mid-Bowline Group Corp. Read more

Corus Radio drives new HD traffic service
TORONTO - Corus Radio is now delivering the first in-vehicle, real time HD Radio traffic service in Canada. Read more

Videotron launches Bloomberg TV Canada, Fox News
MONTREAL – Videotron added Bloomberg TV Canada and U.S. Read more

SKINNY BASIC LAUNCH: Slimmed down TV packages promise choice, affordability
GATINEAU – The arrival of skinny basic TV programming packages and pick-and-pay options on Tuesday mark a “new era of choice for Canadian television viewers”, according to the CRTC. Read more

SKINNY BASIC LAUNCH: Cogeco Connexion offers Basic Channels
MONTREAL – Cogeco Connexion’s new slimmed down starter TV package, unveiled Tuesday, is known as “Basic Channels". Read more

SKINNY BASIC LAUNCH: Access Communications serves up AccessMicro
REGINA – Saskatchewan non-profit co-operative Access Communications also launched its new basic TV package on Tuesday, called AccessMicro. Read more

TMN goes national
TORONTO - Bell Media’s pay TV services The Movie Network (TMN) and TMN Encore are now available nationally for the first time. Read more

Family Channel networks open up for March
TORONTO – DHX Television has kicked off March by offering a national free preview of its kids networks including Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. Read more


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