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UPDATED: Why the Rogers-Mobilicity deal is "the best strategic move" Guy Laurence has made so far
TORONTO – Mobilicity has accepted, and Industry Canada, the Ontario Superior Court and late Wednesday the Competition Bureau, have blessed, Rogers’ proposal to acquire 100% of Mobilicity’s ownership for $465 million, the communications Read more

LET’S TALK TV: Wireless Code can’t be used as TV Code template
GATINEAU – Consumer representatives say the CRTC’s proposed TV Service Provider (TVSP) Code of Conduct should mirror many aspects and be “as consistent with the Wireless Code as possible.” The broadcast distributors, on the other hand, Read more

Why the Rogers-Mobilicity deal is good for the feds
OTTAWA – Canadians in every region of the country now have a choice between four wireless providers as a result of Wednesday’s spectrum licence transfers Read more

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Why the Rogers-Mobilicity deal is good for Wind
TORONTO - The new Rogers-Mobilicity agreement, which will see Wind Mobile bulk up its wireless spectrum in five provinces, will help to solidify its role as Canada’s fourth national carrier, the wireless provider said Wednesday. Read more

SaskTel launches new M2M Management Centre
REGINA - SaskTel has launched a new Machine to Machine (M2M) Management Centre, an online portal that allows business customers to control and monitor the operational status of their wireless M2M devices while also gaining analytics about Read more

Espial acquires Bluestreak Technologies
OTTAWA - Digital TV and IPTV software provider Espial has bought Bluestreak Technologies, a software and services provider of video solutions for connected devices including set-top boxes, smart TVs, smartphones, and tablets. Read more

MTS unveils one plan for home Internet, wireless data
WINNIPEG – MTS has launched a new combined home Internet and wireless data plan that allows its customers access to their home Internet and wireless data on any device without extra charges. Read more

Canadian studio halves fees for productions helmed by women to help close industry gender gap
TORONTO - TriBro Studios says that it wants to help put an end to gender inequality in North American film and television production. Read more

Rogers to buy Mobilicity for $465 million
TORONTO – After close to two years in creditor protection and having had a pair of prior sales to Telus rejected by the federal government, Mobilicity and its creditors believe it finally has its suitor. Read more

TSN, Sport Chek unwrap new in-store studio in Toronto
TORONTO – TSN has teamed up with sports retailer Sport Chek on a new broadcast-ready studio located in Toronto’s Maple Leaf Square, adjacent to the Air Canada Centre. Read more

BlackBerry, Cisco sign patent cross-licensing agreement
WATERLOO, ON – BlackBerry and Cisco have struck a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement covering their respective products and technologies. Read more

Applications open for the 2015 Bell True Patriot Love Fund
MONTREAL – Bell Let’s Talk and True Patriot Love are now accepting applications for grants to support programs that focus on improving access to mental health care for Canadian military families. Read more

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