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The Weather Network Launches Severe Weather Outlook

December 15, 2016 The Weather Network has launched the Severe Weather Outlook tool, a supplementary information resource for local forecasts on desktop and mobile web. This product will help users prepare for significant or severe weather, such as thunderstorms, heavy rain, snow and…
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Bell Media Radio Appoints Head of IHeartRadio

December 15, 2016   Randy Lennox, President, Broadcasting and Content, Bell Media announced the appointment today of Rob Farina to the role of Head of iHeartRadio, Syndication, and Strategic Initiatives, Bell Media Radio. After joining Bell Media seven months ago as Senior Advisor…
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Amazon Prime Video Launches in Canada

December 14, 2016 Amazon today announced that Amazon Prime Video is now available to customers in more than 200 countries,  including Canada. Customers around the world can now enjoy popular new original series like The Grand Tour from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and…
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Blue Ant Media Appoints New CEO of Omnia Media

December 14, 2016 Blue Ant Media  announced today the appointment of David Brown to CEO of Omnia Media. The announcement arrives after Blue Ant Media’s 100% acquisition of the digital video network earlier in 2016. Brown is a former YouTube executive, who served…
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DHX Launches Telemagino App

December 12, 2016 DHX Television, home to Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, announced today the expansion of its multiplatform offering to French-language viewers with the release of The Télémagino App, available now. Delivering more than 500 episodes across 20 series to preschool…
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Videotron Adds Napster and Tidal to Music Streaming Service

December 6, 2016 A few days after announcing the addition of another music streaming service to its catalogue, Videotron’s Unlimited Music service has announced two more additions, Napster and global music and entertainment platform, Tidal, bringing the total number of supported apps to…
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CRTC To Review & Make Major Rulings in 2017

December 6, 2016 by Aleksandra Sagan Canadians pay some of the highest prices in the world for their cellphone, Internet and TV services, but those bills could change depending on how Canada’s broadcast regulator handles some major issues it’s expected to decide on next year. The…
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Stingray Unveils New Look and Website

December 6, 2016 Stingray today rolled out a new look, campaign and website for the Stingray Music brand. The fashionable and resolutely contemporary design celebrates every listener’s unique musical tastes while showcasing the wide variety of music styles available free through Stingray Music…
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Text With 9-1-1 Service for DHHSI Community Now Available Nationwide

December 1, 2016   The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association and its wireless carrier members, in partnership with public safety agencies across the country and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission,  observe the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3 with the marking of…
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Stingray Launches Online Music Player

December 1, 2016 Stingray today launched the Stingray Music online music player; available free to everyone with a subscription to a provider that carries Stingray Music. A complement to the popular Stingray Music mobile app, the music player offers unlimited ad-free streaming of…