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Women are leading Canadian television through its biggest challenges
TORONTO – Hollywood Suite chairman and co-founder Jay Switzer recalls in mid-April first taking notice of an important industry signpost: Canadian television's small club of network heads are now all women. Read more

Comcast tech partnership another step in Shaw’s transformation
CALGARY – The announcement yesterday that Shaw Communications plans to roll out U.S. Read more

Bell raises broadband stakes, boosting speeds to 1 Gbps
TORONTO – Bell Canada said today it will spend $1.4 billion in Toronto alone to bring fibre to every home and business, and then upped the stakes even further by announcing it will soon bring 1 Gbps speeds to many cities in its footprint – Read more

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Hollywood Suite GO now available to Shaw customers
TORONTO – Shaw and Shaw Direct customers now have access to TV Everywhere application Hollywood Suite GO (HSGO), which is available at no additional cost for existing subscribers. Read more

Happy Canada Day! No newsletter Thursday
We at Cartt.ca are going to take advantage of the shortened week and take a little down time (as we know many of you are, too) over the next few days so, while we'll keep our eye on the news for anything breaking, we won't have a newsletter for Read more

Executive shakeup at MTS Allstream sees Shepherd, Demkey departing
WINNIPEG – Kelvin Shepherd is stepping down from his role as president of MTS in October while chief financial officer Wayne Demkey will be leaving the company on July 31, MTS Allstream announced late Monday. Read more

Porter Airlines hands over $150K for spamming violations
OTTAWA–GATINEAU – Porter Airlines has agreed to pay $150,000 as part of a settlement over violations to Canada's anti-spam legislation, plus promised to improve its compliance program, Read more

TreehouseGo first of Corus’ TV Everywhere apps for kids’ channels
TORONTO – Just in time for summer road trips, Corus Entertainment has launched a TreehouseGo app for viewers (and their parents) of the popular preschool network Treehouse. Read more

U.S. researchers break capacity limits of fibre optic networks
SAN DIEGO, CA - Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have put an end to speculation regarding whether or not the fibre optic cables which form the underlying foundation of the Internet will eventually max out. Read more

WIFT-T, Shaw Media program helps aspiring managers
TORONTO – The Toronto chapter of Women in Film & Television (WIFT-T) and Shaw Media are collaborating on a new program designed to provide screen-based professionals with the skills they need to be strong and effective managers. Read more

Feds tap Ontario's Kenora, Scugog for high-speed Internet
KENORA and SCUGOG, ON - The federal government is forging ahead with its Connecting Canadians program, announcing Thursday that it is helping to bring faster Read more

The Weather Network launches Apple Watch app
OAKVILLE, ON - The Weather Network and MétéoMédia parent Pelmorex Media Inc. Read more

OCE, CENGN team up on next generation communications and networking technologies
TORONTO and OTTAWA - A new partnership between Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and Canada's Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN) aims to address the pressing need for more robust networks that can handle the exchange of Read more

CRTC orders Aboriginal Voices Radio to fall silent by July 25
OTTAWA–GATINEAU - The CRTC has revoked the broadcasting licences of Aboriginal Voices Radio (AVR), which operates stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa under radio call sign CKAV. Read more

Customer losses help pull down Q3 profits at Shaw
CALGARY – Third quarter profits fell 8.3% at Shaw Communications as the company continued to lose video and landline phone subscribers. Read more

Quebecor readies power play to bring NHL's Nordiques back to Québec City
MONTREAL – Quebecor will pull out all of the stops in an effort to regain an NHL franchise in Québec City. Read more


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