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UPDATED: Executive restructuring continues at Bell Media which announces a hire, several promotions, departures
TORONTO – On Wednesday, Bell Media named veteran sales exec Mark Finney to the newly created position of vice-president of strategic sales, outlined brand new roles for other executives, and the departure of some others. Read more

IoT: Telus offers business customers one contract, one bill, for global access
TORONTO – Telus has joined forces with a network of more than 70 carriers to offer a global SIM card that offers customers seamless connectivity and simplified billing across more than 200 networks around the world. Read more

Quebecor buys back more of Caisse de depot’s share of Quebecor Media
MONTRÉAL - Quebecor is spending $500 million to reduce the share of Quebecor Media held by provincial pension fund manager Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ). Read more

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Location-based technologies spark need for tighter privacy controls: PIAC report
OTTAWA – Consumers need more effective privacy rules to protect the collection, use and disclosure of their location, says a new report from the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC). Read more

Corus readies new reality series for international distribution at MIPCOM 2015
TORONTO – Corus Entertainment will be showcasing three unscripted reality series for international sale at MIPCOM as part of its strategy to own and distribute more content. Read more

Bristow Global Media to produce Sunday’s CCMA Awards
TORONTO - Bristow Global Media Inc. Read more

Fenton joins CMW as VP of business development
TORONTO – Canadian Music Week has named Rick Fenton as vice-president of business development. Read more

ACTRA urges members to ‘cast our next government’ in upcoming federal election
TORONTO – The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) has launched a campaign to encourage its 22,000-plus membership to vote in the upcoming October 19 federal election. Read more

DHX Media shops two series to Disney XD in U.S., Asia, Latin America
HALIFAX – DHX Media has signed broadcast deals with Disney XD channels for two kids/tweens series commissioned by DHX Television. Read more

2015 Canadian ISP Summit announces agenda, early bird registration
TORONTO – Registration for the 2015 Canadian ISP Summit is now open. Read more

Toronto's Digiflare helps roll out the OTT red carpet for Emmy voters
TORONTO and PLAYA VISTA, CA - Toronto-based TV apps developer Digiflare Inc. Read more

Luxton promoted to GM of World Fishing Network U.S.
TORONTO and DENVER - World Fishing Network (WFN) has named Sean Luxton as general manager of WFN US, effective immediately. Read more

Rogers Radio, YouTube partner on new radio show
TORONTO - Rogers Radio is teaming up with YouTube on a new radio show designed to spotlight Canadian and international YouTube stars. Read more

BlackBerry buying Good Technology for $425M
WATERLOO, ON and SUNNYVALE, CA – BlackBerry is buying software competitor Good Technology Inc. Read more

Updated Mysask411 app offers improved consumer search functionality
REGINA - SaskTel subsidiary DirectWest has unveiled the new Mysask411 mobile app in order to meet the constantly evolving and unique mobile search needs of Saskatchewan’s consumers. Read more

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