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Wireless pricing: Everyone hops on the $75 bandwagon
THE LAUNCH LAST week of Rogers Communications’ new $75/month 10 GB Infinite unlimited wireless Read more

The CRTC's new policy direction is now official
OTTAWA – Back in February 2019, we weren’t sure we’d see sunshine again or see the Raptors win the NBA championship(!!), but Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains Read more

Industry committee "sets the record straight" on Heritage committee's Copyright Act input
OTTAWA – In its statutory review of the Copyright Act, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) parted ways with its Canadian Heritage counterpart on issues regarding ownership of Read more

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Committee rushes out new rural broadband report
OTTAWA – A little more than a month and a half following the adoption of Motion 208, which called for expanded digital infrastructure (wireless and wireline) in rural Canada, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Read more

Early 5G smartphone users seeing fast downloads, pedestrian uploads, as transition begins
INDEPENDENT ANALYTICS FIRM Opensignal today released a new report which analyzed 5G network and smartphone performance in Korea, the world’s earliest adopter of the new wireless standard. Read more

TVA Sports/Bell dispute to be heard by Court of Appeal
OTTAWA – The Federal Court of Appeal has agreed to hear Quebecor’s request to overturn a decision by the CRTC that forces it to make TVA Sports available to Read more

Registration for 2019 CCSA Connect conference to open today
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CRTC steps up timeline for call traceback process for unwanted calls
OTTAWA – Telecom service providers now have six months to trial a proposed interim call traceback process designed to determine the origins of unwanted nuisance calls, the CRTC said Wednesday. Read more

Upfronts 2019: Blue Ant Media underscores commitment to Canadian original productions
TORONTO - New and returning original Canadian productions are front and centre in the 2019/2020 programming slate of Blue Ant Media-owned services T+E, Cottage Life, Smithsonian Channel, and Makeful. Read more

Hamilton getting new film, TV production hub
HAMILTON, ON – Some 500,000 square feet of new stage space is coming to Hamilton in a move that could catapult the city into an international hub for film, television and digital media production. Read more

Xplore Mobile adding newest iPhones to lineup Friday
WINNIPEG – Manitobans will soon be able to pick up iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone XR when they arrive at Xplore Mobile on Friday. Read more

WBU-IMCG unveils new chair
TORONTO - The World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) International Media Connectivity Group (IMCG) has named Morwen Williams as its new committee chair, effective July 1st. Read more

Feds emphasize investment, warn of “extraordinary means” to lower telco prices in CRTC directive
OTTAWA – On Tuesday, the federal government tabled the final version of a policy direction to the Read more

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