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Unions, guilds, celebrate rejection of CRTC’s “flawed” licence renewal decisions
WHILE CANADA’S CREATIVE COMMUNITY was quick to applaud Monday’s decision referring back the CRTC’s group licence renewal (GLR) Read more

U.S. cord cutting continues, but still below symbolic 1-million threshold: Kagan
MONTEREY, CA – The legacy multichannel universe in the U.S. lost a record 976,000 U.S. Read more

Indian police arrest four in ‘Game of Thrones’ leak case
FOUR INDIVIDUALS HAVE been arrested by Indian police for their alleged involvement with the leak of the fourth episode of the current season of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Read more

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5G could power Canadian telecom industry to “next phase of robust growth”: Conference Board
OTTAWA – While the arrival of 5G is widely expected to propel Internet of Things (IoT) applications and self-driving cars to mainstream, it is still unclear whether new business models will arise to provide a return on the massive investments Read more

Cultural exemptions amongst Canada’s NAFTA demands
OTTAWA – Protection for Canadian broadcasting and publishing are among a list of key demands for a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as talks begin in Washington this week. Read more

CRTC ponders new radio station for Lloydminster
OTTAWA – The Alberta/Saskatchewan city of Lloydminster may soon have a new radio station after the CRTC issued a call for comments on the market capacity and on the appropriateness of issuing a call for radio applications in that market. Read more

Telus International expands footprint with Voxpro acquisition
TORONTO and CORK, Ireland – Telus International is buying Irish business process outsourcing firm Voxpro, the companies said Wednesday. Read more

Vizio TVs in Canada stock Google Play video app
IRVINE, CA – Vizio has added the Google Play Movies & TV app to its list of streaming apps available for Canadian customers with its smart TVs. Read more

Cogeco Peer 1 offers new tool in fight against DDoS attacks
TORONTO – Cogeco Peer 1 has upped its Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) portfolio with a new web application protection product known as AppArmor. Read more

Bell Media Radio Quebec elevates Tremblay to regional programming director
MONTREAL – Bell Media has tapped Martin Tremblay as regional programming director for Bell Media Radio in Quebec where he will oversee programming for the company’s French-language radio stations in that province, as well as programming for Read more

CTAM Canada Broadcaster’s Forum set for October 25
TORONTO - Save the date for the fifth annual CTAM Canada Broadcaster’s Forum. Read more

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