Top Stories

Wireless Review: Amazon, Facebook, Google, Samsung, Sprint and T-Mobile want to see MVNOs in Canada, too
GATINEAU – The American industry association which represents some of the biggest names in tech and telecom have told the CRTC it wants to see mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) mandated in Canada. Read more

Updated: Canadian wireless market shifts as Rogers launches unlimited wireless data (Telus and Bell jump in with offers, too)
Infinite Wireless data plans have no overage charges TORONTO – Rogers Communications today said it will introduce unlimited wireless data plans with no overage charges starting tomorrow (Thursday), on its main Rogers brand. Read more

Q&A: Minister Bains on Canada's new Digital Charter, AI Advisory Council and improving broadband access
OTTAWA – Last month, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains unveiled Canada’s Digital Charter, a document which outlines 10 Read more

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Banff 2019: Breakfast with CBC
BANFF – It’s a tradition at the BWMF... CBC/Radio-Canada has a huge presence. Read more

CTS 2019: The 5G (r)evolution?
MISSISSAUGA – Is 5G a revolution, or an evolution? Read more

Banff 2019: Jann Arden on Cancon
BANFF – This year’s Rockie Awards Gala is hosted by our national treasure, Jann Arden. Read more

Banff 2019: Local wins for PBS (that, and Big Bird, and Downton)
BANFF – PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger is regularly included in Hollywood Reporter’s annual “Women in Entertainment Power 100” and has won accolades and awards for leadership and achievement throughout the U.S. Read more

Northwestel must spend $5M on network upgrades to make amends for non-compliance
OTTAWA-GATINEAU - Northwestel will lay out $5 million in new and unplanned investments in its network infrastructure over the next three years as part of an agreement with the CRTC to rectify issues of non-compliance. Read more

CMF unveils new senior team
TORONTO - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) has wrapped up its corporate reorganization that included the addition of two new executive positions. Read more

Banff 2019: And the Rockie Award winners are…
BANFF - The 40th annual Banff World Media Festival crowned this year’s winners of the Rockie Awards Tuesday night at a ceremony hosted by Canadian singer/songwriter, actor, author, radio host, and 2019 Order of Canada recipient Jann Read more

Monday’s Raptors game watched by 13.4M viewers
TORONTO – Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday reached 13.4 million Canadians and averaged 6.4 million viewers on Sportsnet and Citytv, setting new records for Rogers Media. Read more

Gusto TV cooks up first U.S. smart TV deal
OTTAWA – Gusto TV continues to make inroads in the U.S. Read more

Banff 2019: Canada among top Rockie Awards International Program Competition winners
BANFF – Canada picked up seven awards at the 2019 Rockie Awards International Program Competition that recognizes and celebrates excellence in television and digital media content from around the world. Read more

Production of ‘Dark Phoenix’ a boon for Quebec
MONTREAL – The production of Twentieth Century Fox / Marvel’s superhero film Dark Phoenix helped to bolster Quebec’s economy by spending over $189 million, says new data released by the Read more

uBreakiFix grows Alberta footprint with new Edmonton location
EDMONTON - Tech repair company uBreakiFix opened its second store in Edmonton this week, located in the southeastern neighbourhood of Tamarack. Read more

CBC Sports posts up with new Canadian Elite Basketball League
TORONTO – Capitalizing on Canadians’ surging interest in professional basketball, CBC Sports has announced plans to live-stream the remaining 39 games of the inaugural season of the Canadian Elite Read more

Visa leads the charge on TSN’s FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 coverage
TORONTO – TSN is teaming up with Visa on its coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 that includes custom content and digital and social media executions featuring Canadian Women’s National Team captain and Team Visa athlete Read more

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