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What will “Real Change” mean? Six digital issues the new Liberal government will face
WHEN JUSTIN TRUDEAU is sworn in as Prime Minister his Liberal party will face a number of key telecommunications issues in the next 12 months. Read more

Big radio broadcasters (except one) back PIAC in opposing Videotron Unlimited Music
GATINEAU – New digital media offerings certainly have problems fitting into the various interpretations of the well-worn Acts and Regulations which the CRTC must attempt to apply to emerging new services and their packaging plans. Read more

Mohawk College to make digital and broadcast news fully accessible
HAMILTON – Hamilton’s Mohawk College will launch a new course next year which will teach all of its journalism students how to ensure the news they produce is accessible to people with disabilities. Read more

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CABLE-TEC TRENDS: Cablecos grasp for Gigabit gold
NEW ORLEANS – With the Gigabit Era clearly upon us, cable operators are now fervently searching for the best way to enter that era and the best next-gen technologies to make that entry successful. Read more

Harris returns to CBC to as executive producer, digital, scripted
TORONTO - CBC has named Chris Harris as executive producer, digital, scripted, effective immediately. Read more

Cogeco subsidiaries now known as Cogeco Peer 1
MONTREAL - After merging its Cogeco Data Services and Peer 1 Hosting subsidiaries earlier this Read more

AWS-1 spectrum deployment boosts SaskTel’s LTE capacity, speed
REGINA - SaskTel has successfully deployed a block of prime AWS-1 spectrum that it says will significantly increase the capacity and speed of its 4G LTE network in Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Swift Current, North Read more

ACTRA, AQPM and CMPA begin IPA bargaining
TORONTO - The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA), the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) and the Association Québécoise de la Production Médiatique (AQPM) kicked off negotiations Monday for a new Read more

Three in five Francophones watch English content: MTM
OTTAWA - Francophones are often surrounded with English content both from the U.S. Read more

SaskTel extends 4G service to Canoe Lake Cree First Nation, Jans Bay
REGINA – SaskTel has brought wireless cellular service to Canoe Lake Cree First Nation, Jans Bay and surrounding area with the turn up of a newly upgraded structure at Canoe Narrows. Read more

Telus’ fleet tracking solution pairs with insurance offering to drive down business costs
TORONTO – Telus has teamed up with Fleet Complete and Intact Insurance to create a fleet-management insurance offer for Canadian businesses. Read more

Supreme Court shoots down Bell’s appeal of $141 million signal piracy decision
MONTREAL – Quebecor says that Bell Canada’s ExpressVu is on the hook for some $141 million to Videotron and TVA Group after the Supreme Court of Canada refused to hear its appeal of a lower court decision that found it liable for failing to Read more

Lang departs CBC for Channel Zero's Bloomberg Canada
TORONTO - Business journalist Amanda Lang is leaving the CBC this week to produce and host a show for Bloomberg TV Canada that will begin airing early next year. Read more

U.S. subscriber growth slows as Netflix surpasses 69M customers
LOS GATOS, CA – Netflix added 3.62 million new streaming members in the third quarter, but didn’t attract as many new U.S. Read more

Radio-Canada’s Tourangeau announces retirement
OTTAWA - Radio-Canada ombudsman Pierre Tourangeau will retire next March after 24 years with the national public broadcaster. Read more

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