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While Netflix dominates and Cancon consumption slides, keep an eye on the apps
TORONTO – "Viewing of Canadian content by anyone under 50 is just nose-diving,” due to the growth of Netflix which is now the top channel for prime time viewing according to researcher Peter Lyman, senior partner at Nordicity Group. Read more

Altering the Acts: Few surprises in the Bell Canada BTLR submission
MOST OF THE arguments we found in the Bell Canada Enterprises submission to the Broadcast and Telecom Legislative Review panel we’ve heard before, which is not surprising since the largest telecom and media company has of course been front and Read more

Huawei's future in Canada remains uncertain as Ottawa hands Nokia research funds for next-gen networks
OTTAWA – The U.S. Read more




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Apple CEO sees cable bundle falling apart this year
CUPERTINO, Calif. Read more

Reply phase sees incumbents caution Commission over code construction
GATINEAU – CRTC submissions are sometimes entertaining when issues are significant, potentially polarizing and wildly debated. Read more

CCSA Connect 2019 set for Kelowna
QUISPAMSIS, NB - The Canadian Communication Systems Alliance is heading west for this year's annual general meeting. Read more

CRTC considers new radio stations for Vernon, Grande Prairie, Scarborough
OTTAWA - The cities of Vernon, BC, Grande Prairie, AB and Toronto’s Scarborough region may soon have new radio stations after the CRTC issued separate calls for comments on the market capacity and on the appropriateness of calling for radio Read more

Primus cranks up unlimited Internet speeds in four more provinces
TORONTO – Primus customers in New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Manitoba and Saskatchewan now have more options for faster, unlimited Internet service after the VoIP provider rolled out additional speed tiers Wednesday. Read more

Christine Diakos to head scripted, factual team at Big Coat Media
TORONTO - Production company Big Coat Media is expanding into scripted content and growing its factual division with the return of Christine Diakos. Read more

Bell Let’s Talk flags fly across the North
Montreal organizations offering mental health services to homeless get a boost WHITEHORSE - Bell Let’s Talk flags flew in the three territorial capitals of Iqaluit, Whitehorse, and Yellowknife as well as the Yukon’s Legislative Read more

DHX Media’s Wildbrain to manage PLAYMOBIL content on YouTube
LONDON - DHX Media’s digital kids' network and studio WildBrain will exclusively manage content on YouTube for the German toy brand, PLAYMOBIL. Read more

It's Bell Let's Talk Day!
MONTREAL - It's Bell Let's Talk Day, and time to talk, text and join in on social media as Canadians everywhere share in the national conversation about mental health. Read more

New Insight Productions content geared to “canna-curious”
TORONTO - Canadian producer Insight Productions is partnering with cannabis lifestyle brand Civilized to develop content for broadcast and digital platforms “that champions and explores Read more

IATSE joins ‘Fairness in Factual’ campaign
TORONTO - Two of Canada's media and entertainment unions are joining forces in an effort to improve working conditions and organize workers in factual/reality television. Read more

CTAM Canada announces 2019 board, committee members
TORONTO – CTAM Canada unveiled its new board and committee members last week at its annual President’s Reception in Toronto. Read more

Telus can’t delete service areas from licence just yet, says CRTC
OTTAWA – The CRTC has denied a request from Telus to amend that company's regional broadcasting licences for various terrestrial broadcasting distribution Read more

SaskTel names Burnett president and CEO
REGINA – The SaskTel board of directors took the word “acting” out of Doug Burnett’s title today, naming him president and CEO of the provincial crown corporation. Read more


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