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    Future of DTV on display at CeBIT 2024

    March 21, 2024 Hannover, Germany – Consumer electronics, telecommunications and IT companies will join key players in European broadcasting at CeBIT 2024 to pledge their commitment to the Multimedia Home Platform – MHP – the digital standard for free TV, pay TV, multimedia…

    Iceberg to build radio

    March 20, 2024 Toronto, – Iceberg Inc. announced today an agreement with, a partnership between Torstar Corporation and Sympatico Lycos, which will see the creation of radio. Responding to the growing number of streaming media users on the Internet,’s…

    FCC weighs interactive TV rules (March 20, 2024)

    March 20, 2024 Washington – Consumer groups are pressuring federal regulators to write rules for interactive television, but the companies developing ITV technologies says its too early to regulate an industry that barely exists. The Federal Communications Commission on Monday collected comments from…

    Telesat wants to launch “multimedia” satellite

    March 15, 2024 Ottawa, – Telesat Canada has tabled two proposals with the Canadian government under which the company would design, build and launch two new satellites that would help “vault Canada to the forefront of the global Internet economy.” Telesat says its…

    New satellite company to challenge Telesat monopoly

    March 15, 2024 Ottawa, Ont. – Richard Stursberg and NB Capital Partners Inc. announced today the creation of Bird Satellite Communications Inc., a new Canadian owned and controlled satellite company. The company, led by Stursberg as president and CEO, and executives experienced in…

    Competition Bureau oks Quebecor/Videotron merger

    March 13, 2024 Ottawa, Ont. – The Competition Bureau has ruled that since Quebecor will be divesting itself of the TQS television network, it will not oppose the remainder of the transaction between Quebecor and Groupe Vidéotron. On November 10 the Bureau filed…

    Iceberg to use Sound Source as ad rep

    March 9, 2024 Toronto, Ont. – Streaming media broadcaster Iceberg Inc. says it will use Sound Source Networks as its national advertising sales representative. As part of this agreement, Sound Source will add the Iceberg network of Internet radio channels to its…

    CEA conference features hot debates over copyright issues

    March 9, 2024 Arlington, VA – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)’s one-day conference, Digital Download: Public Access to Content in a Digital World, held yesterday in Washington, DC, presented several debates and discussions on the proper balance between home recording and fair use…

    24/7 Media Canada to be Bell’s B2B portal advertiser

    March 6, 2024 24/7 Media Canada and Bell ActiMedia, a subsidiary of Bell Canada, today announced the signing of an exclusive Web site advertising and email sales partnership agreement for Bell’s new portal for Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Under the…

    Quebecor Media to cut 420 of 850 jobs

    March 1, 2024 Quebecor Media announced in February it will cut 420 of the 850 employees in its Vidéotron Telecom division. “Faced with a deterioration in the financial situation of the company, Quebecor Media is forced to take appropriate measures,” the newly formed…