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Bell offers up new solution, asks CRTC to reverse simsub ban

Accompanying the application was a Bell Media-commissioned report arguing the decision has already cost the Canadian economy an estimated $158 million.

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Bell targets cord-cutters with app launch

Fibe Alt TV is available to Bell Fibe internet customers and offers up to 500 live television channels on a variety of screens.

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New OTT product coming from BCE

The new offering was announced on Bell’s Q1 call, where the company also revealed the financial impact of the simsub rule changes.

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BDUs defend skinny basic implementation in CRTC hearing

Videotron, Rogers, Shaw and BCE’s introduction of basic channel packages and flexible pricing options went under the microscope in Gatineau, QC.

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CRTC orders removal of simsub for Super Bowl

The order was made despite a pending federal appeal from BCE and the NFL, which is expected to conclude this fall.

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Bell Media sees growth in Q2

The company continues to see subscriber gains as a result of CraveTV’s rollout and the expansion of TMN.

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Bell Media grows in Q1

Gains were attributed to subscriber growth as a result of CraveTV’s national rollout and the expansion of The Movie Network.

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BCE pitches new local news fund at CRTC hearing

The hearing on local and community programming kicked off Monday and will run until Feb. 3.

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Bell Media reports Q3 revenue growth

Despite increased operating costs, Bell Media posted a revenue increase attributed to higher advertising and subscriber revenues.

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Canadian media stocks take hit as int’l markets slide

The big four – BCE, Shaw, Rogers and Corus – posted sharp declines Monday morning.

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BCE backs CTV News head after Kevin Crull exit

BCE, releasing its financial results Thursday, cited a committee report that recommended “enhancing the independence of the president of CTV News.” (Wendy Freeman pictured.)

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Kevin Crull leaving Bell Media

The president is departing, effective immediately, following a dispute over editorial coverage.