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CRTC urges internet market competition

The regulator says increasing high-speed internet demand means large companies need to make fibre facilities available to competitors.

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Bell Media files for category changes to eight specialties

The request would see exhibition requirements for Canadian content reduced as pick-and-pay comes into effect, but is accompanied by a pledge to maintain expenditure.

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NFL cries foul on simsub

Calling the decision “unreasonable,” the football league has filed a motion to intervene in Bell Media’s appeal of the CRTC’s simsub ruling.

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Corus Entertainment posts Q3 loss

President and CEO Doug Murphy says the next 18 months will be spent “fortifying” the company’s brands and competitive position.

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Women’s World Cup wraps to record viewers

The global tournament proves a draw for Canadian viewers, with the U.S.-Japan final match pulling in record ratings.

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World Cup: Canada quarter-final scores record viewers

An average audience of 3.2 million viewers tuned in to watch Canada’s loss to England on Saturday in the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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Shaw Media revenue steady in Q3

However, a soft ad market and the sale of two channels to Corus last year contributed to a drop in revenue year-over-year for the nine months ending May 31.

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Nissan bites into branded Shark Week content

The automotive brand has returned as the lead sponsor of Discovery Canada’s most popular programming week of the year with a branded web series.

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Cineplex edges into eSports market

The exhibitor is looking to bolster summer blockbuster business with the addition of eSports events to its schedule.

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Upfronts 2015: Why 8 p.m. is CTV’s sweet spot

Mike Cosentino on working the co-viewing angle and why the net kept Thursday at 9 p.m. open during its L.A. shopping trip.