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Xplornet sets its growth sights on Manitoba with NetSet purchase
Will aid 2018 mobile wireless rollout in the province WOODSTOCK, N.B. and BRANDON, Man. Read more

COMMENTARY: A more open CRTC is a great leap forward
TRANSPARENCY IS AMONG the most controversial topics in the public policy arena. Read more

Rogers X1 deployment on schedule; will be next-gen IP version
TORONTO – Rogers Communications CEO Joe Natale is excited to get the company’s next generation TV product into the market so that it can fight its competition “with both hands,” he said. Read more

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New episodes for Letterkenny as show seeks international audiences
TORONTO – CraveTV’s hit comedy series Letterkenny is taking its show on the road. Read more

Netflix to raise $1.6B for new content
LOS GATOS, CA – Netflix is selling $1.6 billion worth of senior notes to help pay for new shows. Read more

Patents in Stingray, Music Choice lawsuit under review
MONTREAL - Stingray took another step forward in its attempts to discredit allegations of patent infringement made by U.S. Read more

Gary Finnegan joins DHX Television as programming strategy VP
TORONTO – Former Turner International exec Gary Finnegan is joining DHX Television as vice-president of programming strategy. Read more

Rogers brings LTE-Advanced wireless to Manitoba
WINNIPEG - Rogers rolled out its LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service Monday in select Manitoba communities, including in Winnipeg, Brandon, Portage La Prairie, Selkirk, Steinbach, Gimli, Morden, Winkler, Churchill, Thompson and Flin Flon. Read more

Telus connecting Okotoks, Black Diamond, Turner Valley residents to its PureFibre network
OKOTOKS, AB - Telus will invest $60 million to connect more than 90% of homes and businesses in the Town of Okotoks, Black Diamond and Turner Valley directly to its fibre optic network. Read more

CRTC reduces Compu-Finder’s fine, upholds spamming violation
OTTAWA – The CRTC has dismissed a constitutional challenge against Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) made by the first company it fined under the country’s anti-spam laws. Read more

New social-first series engages youth on Twitter, then TV
TORONTO – Bell Media Studios is behind a new social media-first series created for youth by youth that is available first on Twitter and then as a linear TV series. Read more

Metro Communications signs Clearcable
HAMILTON – Clearcable is working with independent wholesale telecommunications provider Metro Communications to help it integrate its cable systems. Read more

Calian's SED developing DOCSIS Remote PHY module solution for Germany's DCT DELTA
OTTAWA - Calian Group’s Systems Engineering Division (SED) has been awarded a contract by Germany’s DCT DELTA to design and develop a cable network DOCSIS 3.0/3.1 Remote PHY hardware Read more

Wireless gains power Q3 profits at Rogers
TORONTO – An influx of new wireless customers, the highest in the last eight years, helped to drive up third quarter profits at Rogers Communications by 112%, the company said Thursday. Read more

Subsea cable project connecting Toronto to Buffalo begins marine survey
TORONTO and BUFFALO – Crosslake Fibre Inc. Read more

UPDATED: Weather Network offers hyper-local weather, ads
OAKVILLE, ON - The Weather Network and French counterpart MétéoMédia are urging Canadians to make it personal. Read more

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