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What Quebecor plans to do with its national spectrum
MONTREAL – Quebecor CFO Jean-Francois Pruneau told an investor’s conference Wednesday that despite all of the company’s spectrum holdings beyond its home province, it has no plans to build another national wireless company. Read more

Corus figuring out TV as an app while linear Disney rolls out to 10 million homes
TORONTO - Corus Entertainment has five-point plan in place to guide its transition in the new broadcasting landscape. Read more

Musicaster Stingray casting wide net for growth
TORONTO - Having 100% of the Canadian TV music channel market makes it very hard for Stingray Digital Group to grow domestically – so the company has been pursuing international expansion in a number of countries. Read more

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Different pathways to next-gen broadband for Bell and MTS
TORONTO - It’s all about broadband, but not everyone is on the same technology page. Read more

Corus buys FastFile Media, launches Quay Media Services
TORONTO - Corus Entertainment announced Wednesday the company is expanding the technology service offerings of its broadcast business with the creation of Quay Media Services. Read more

Videotron’s new $40M data centre aims to serve local, international businesses
MONTREAL - Videotron has announced plans to build a new data centre in Montreal designed to provide the colocation solutions that businesses need for the hosting and processing of mounting masses of mission-critical data. Read more

Capella buys Incospec Communications
PETERBOROUGH, ON - Capella Telecommunications has acquired Montreal-based telecommunications distributor and systems integrator Incospec Communications, the companies announced late Tuesday. Read more

Cable 14 readies new community programming online service
HAMILTON – Cable 14 is gearing up to launch an online service that will allow viewers in the Hamilton area to watch live and on demand video from any web-connected device. Read more

CRTC recognized for modernizing telecommunications in Canada's Far North
OTTAWA-GATINEAU - CRTC employees were honoured at a ceremony at Rideau Hall Wednesday for the Commission’s work on modernizing northern telecommunications. Read more

CHCH to air Thursday’s Leaders Debate
TORONTO – Channel Zero-owned CHCH will be Ontario’s only over-the-air broadcaster of the 2015 Leaders Debate on Thursday. Read more

DHX Media finalizes content deal with Alibaba’s Chinese OTT service
HALIFAX – DHX Media has sold more than 2500 half hours of content for families and children to China’s Alibaba. Read more

TSN set to tackle Rugby World Cup 2015 coverage
TORONTO – TSN will be the home of every tackle and scrum of this year’s Rugby World Cup which kicks off Friday, live from England. Read more

ATN’s original new series ‘The Achievers’ to debut Wednesday
TORONTO – ATN will premiere a new original series Wednesday profiling noteworthy individuals who have achieved highest honors in the fields of politics, business, entertainment, medicine, arts/culture, sports and academics. Read more

Smartphone, tablet or both? Canadians embrace mobile technologies: MTM reports
OTTAWA – Canadians love their cell phones, but tablet computers continue to take the country by storm. Read more

Rogers expands Roam Like Home to Caribbean, Mexico, South and Central America
TORONTO – Rogers Communications said Tuesday that it is extending its popular Roam Like Home wireless travel plan to over 40 countries in the Caribbean, Mexico and South and Central America. Read more

Terry Fox commemorated in new Heritage Minute
TORONTO - As Canadians mark the 35th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope this September, a new Heritage Minute about Terry Fox debuted Tuesday across Bell Media television properties. Read more

Fight Network, FNTSY Sports expand U.S. distribution with Buckeye launch
TORONTO - Fight Network and FNTSY Sports Network have launched on Buckeye CableSystem in the U.S., the channels' parent Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. Read more

DHX Media receives exemption on dual class shares
HALIFAX – DHX Media has received an exemption to treat its common voting shares and variable voting shares as a single class for the purposes of applicable take-over bid and related early warning reporting requirements under Canadian securities Read more

MTS cuts the ribbon on Manitoba's first Tier III data centre
WINNIPEG – MTS has officially opened its new data centre, billed as the most advanced commercial data centre in Manitoba. Read more


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