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Wireless Code Review: Freedom living up to its name, wants to ban device unlocking fees
GATINEAU – Freedom Mobile has called on the CRTC to “take the bold step and completely do away with unlocking fees altogether and that unlock codes be provided by carriers free of charge on request.” Read more

Wireless Code Review: Consumers need better information to be more empowered
GATINEAU – The CRTC heard on Wednesday that it could improve consumers’ wireless service buying experience and result in a more competitive environment if it adopted some minor changes to the Critical Information Summary (CIS). Read more

THE INDEPENDENTS: TekSavvy - a grassroots success story
CHATHAM, Ont. – Independent ISP TekSavvy’s home is one of those working class towns that “used to” have a lot of things. Read more

More Breaking Stories

Super Bowl survey: Canadians remember the U.S. brands; 33% watched just Fox
TORONTO – Over half of those who watched Super Bowl LI this past Sunday (53%) said they mostly or exclusively watched the Canadian feed on channels like CTV and TSN while 33% said they mostly or exclusively watched the U.S. Read more

Wireless Code Review: No changes needed now, thanks
GATINEAU – Leave the Wireless Code of Conduct alone, for the most part, three of Canada’s largest wireless operators told the CRTC on the second day of a hearing which is the code’s scheduled three-year review. Read more

Broadcaster Magazine: 1941-2016
TORONTO – 75-year-old Broadcaster Magazine published its final issue in December, has learned. Read more

Sportsnet serves up six NHL games in 360 VR
TORONTO – Sportsnet and Molson Canadian are teaming up to bring hockey fans a a virtual front-row seat to six NHL matchups through live 360 Virtual Reality (VR). Read more

DHX Media combines studio, distribution management teams
HALIFAX – DHX Media rejigged some senior management Wednesday as it integrates its studio and distribution teams. Read more

Sportsnet 590 The Fan drafts new morning show after dropping Blundell
TORONTO - Controversial radio host Dean Blundell is out at Rogers' Toronto sports radio station Sportsnet 590 The Fan as the station seeks a return to its complete sports format. Read more

BlackBerry opens up BBM platform to software, app developers
WATERLOO – BlackBerry has announced plans to sell its cloud-based BBM messaging tools to software and app developers. Read more

Telefilm boosts feature film production, marketing financing, for Indigenous talent
MONTREAL - Telefilm Canada is increasing its support for Indigenous filmmakers, a move that follows on the heels of its Read more

Cogeco Connexion extends Internet security measures to mobile devices
MONTREAL - Cogeco Connexion has beefed up its Internet security offering with a new option that extends protection to customers' mobile devices, regardless of their mobility provider. Read more

SaskTel set to acquire new data centre in Regina
REGINA - SaskTel is expanding its data centre footprint in Regina after receiving approval to proceed with purchasing a Tier III Data Centre in White City for $10.7 million. Read more

Shaw urges Canadians to speak up against bullying with #PinkShirtPromise
CALGARY – Shaw Communications is thinking pink with a new campaign that aims to shut down bullying. Read more

Measurable 5G impact on mobile growth expected to begin by 2020: Cisco
SAN JOSE, CA – Five years from now, more members of the global population will use mobile phones (5.5 billion) than bank accounts (5.4 billion), running water (5.3 billion), or landlines (2.9 billion), predicts a new report from Cisco. Read more

Rogers Media readies multiplatform coverage of Sunday's Grammy Awards
TORONTO - Rogers Media is rolling out the red carpet for Sunday’s 59th Annual Grammy Awards. Read more

Groupe Média TFO lays out strategic plan to become “digital French force in Canada and globally"
TORONTO – Groupe Média TFO has released a new strategic plan that underscores its commitment to moving French educational content forward in the digital world, both in Canada and abroad. Read more

Early bird registration opens for Canadian CommTech shows
TORONTO - Early bird registration is now open for the two Canadian CommTech shows happening this spring in the Toronto area and in Vancouver. Read more

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