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Why Wind is growing nicely but still needs spectrum set aside
TORONTO – The fact that Wind Mobile has been able to see the type of growth its CEO describes as “amazing” shows a heavy demand for a wireless carrier that isn’t one of the big three or their flanker brands, Alek Krstajic told a Read more

Streaming video is mainstream as two-thirds can now do it
TWO OUT OF EVERY THREE Canadian households can stream over-the-top video services via their television sets using a dedicated streaming device or a game console or a laptop/PC, according to new research from Toronto’s Solutions Research Read more

Job cuts continue at Bell Media
TORONTO – Bell Media began its latest round of job cuts Monday, which the company said will continue on a “building-by-building basis through much of November." Read more

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New Ministers told to increase high-speed broadband coverage; restore CBC/Radio-Canada funding, among other priorities
OTTAWA – The newly minted ministers of Prime Minister Trudeau’s first cabinet received their ministerial mandate letters this week, detailing his expectations and their priorities. Read more

Cogeco’s Audet takes a stand, says Canada can absorb 100,000 refugees per year
MONTREAL – He’s generally not the most outspoken CEO in land, but Cogeco’s Louis Audet made his most political statement yet in a speech to the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal on Thursday and to journalists at a press conference Read more

German telco to be "trustee" of Microsoft consumer data. Could/should that idea spread here?
CANADA'S BIGGEST TELCOS and data centres are likely eyeing Microsoft's recent deal with Germany's Deutsche Telekom to get around data sovereignty worries, possibly hoping the software company will strike a similar – and lucrative – deal with Read more

Love Nature, WWF-Canada team up to raise awareness of Canada's water health
TORONTO – Blue Ant Media brand Love Nature has struck a content partnership with WWF-Canada to help promote the importance of Canada’s freshwater. Read more

DHX Media credits streaming market for solid Q1
HALIFAX – DHX Media kicked off its first quarter of fiscal 2016 with gains in revenue and profits. Read more

Univision Canada freeview underway on Telus Optik TV
TORONTO – Telus Optik TV customers may now enjoy a free preview of Spanish-language TV channel Univision Canada. Read more

Canadian International Television Festival kicks off Tuesday
TORONTO - The Canadian International Television Festival (CITF), the only festival in Canada dedicated to all things "TV", returns for its third year star beginning Tuesday, November 17 through Saturday November 21. Read more

Acquisition cost eat into Q3 results at TeraGo
TORONTO – TeraGo ended its third quarter with a loss, despite revenues and EBITDA reaching their highest quarterly levels in the company's history. Read more

CTV orders mini-series based on Giles Blunt’s John Cardinal novels
TORONTO – CTV has ordered its first ever serialized drama, a six part series based on the crime novels of Canadian author Giles Blunt. Read more

CRTC denies TFO’s must-offer ask; broadcaster disappointed but not deterred
OTTAWA – The CRTC has turned down an application by Groupe Média TFO seeking must-offer status for its television channel TFO. Read more

CraveTV fields new sports collection
TORONTO – Bell Media’s CraveTV has unveiled a new curated sports collection, designed to tie in with the start of TSN’s coverage of the CFL playoffs. Read more

Shaw’s Food Network Canada, ‘ET Canada’ cozies up with Loblaw’s President’s Choice
TORONTO – Shaw Media is teaming up with Loblaw Companies on a multi-platform holiday campaign designed to promote the grocery chain’s new President’s Choice (PC) Insider’s Collection Read more

Stingray’s Q2 results “reached record levels on several fronts”
MONTREAL – Acquisitions and international growth helped to drive up second quarter revenues and profits at Stingray Digital Group, the company said Thursday. Read more

Novanet, Gorman-Redlich finalize reseller agreement
AJAX, ON – Novanet Communications has inked a broadcast equipment reseller agreement with Ohio-based Gorman-Redlich Manufacturing to become the sole Canadian distributor of its emergency alert messaging systems. Read more

MTS adds TSN Go, CTV Go for TV subscribers
WINNIPEG – MTS is now offering the TSN Go and CTV Go mobile apps to all MTS TV customers. Read more


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