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  1. Industry News
    As BCE's profits continue to mount so too does the opposition from the telecom's competitors about the proposed Astral takeover. On August 8th, the telecommunications giant reported a second-quarter profit of $773-million up from $590-million a year ago. The day before, three cable companies...
  2. Industry News
    In the case of WIND Mobile and its compliance with Canadian ownership rules, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has decided that no violation has occurred. The decision goes against rival wireless company Public Mobile, seeking to prevent Globalive Wireless Management Corp. from offering a...
  3. Industry News
    Videotron will unveil a new, interactive HD service to its Quebec City customers on April 4th: illico TV new generation. Billed as a "technologically advanced, evolutionary platform", the new service provides a vast selection of programming, extensive search functions, simple one-click...
  4. Bell Télé (Forum en français)
    TVA Sports sera distribuée aux positions 193 (SD) et 1883 (HD) sur Bell Télé Satellite et aux positions 193 (SD) et 1193 (HD) sur Bell Télé Fibe. TVA Sports sera débrouillée jusqu'au 31 décembre 2011. La chaîne sportive sera offerte d'ici le 15 décembre prochain, en compagnie de Mlle, Yoopa et...
  5. Industry News
    Videotron, Quebec's largest cable company, announced today that it has registered, in the last quarter, its strongest subscriber growth since its acquisition by Quebecor in the early 2000s with a net increase of 169,000 new service subscriptions, counting all products. The company, which is a...
  6. Industry News
    Bell TV, Canada's largest Direct-to-Home satellite Television provider, has removed the Quebecor owned Sun TV News channel from its line-up in a dispute over fees. Bell owned CTV is reporting that Quebecor sent a letter to Bell this past April 18th demanding the removal of the station from...
  7. Industry News
    The Sun News Network this week announced it has signed its first major distribution deal with Shaw Communications. The agreement means that two million Shaw Direct and Shaw digital cable homes will be able to view the upstart category 2 specialty station when it launches next Monday April 18th...
  8. Industry News
    Originally scheduled to launch on January 1st and then March of this year, Sun News, a Quebecor owned 24/7 English-language news channel, is now said to be launching on April 18th. Company spokesman Serge Sasseville told Canadian Press today the launch delay was due renovation snags and the...
  9. Industry News
    In a broadcasting decisions handed down last week by the CRTC, the federal regulator has approved an application by Quebecor for a new Canadian Category 2 digital specialty news channel called Sun News. The new station, which will headquartered in downtown Toronto near the Toronto Sun newspaper...
  10. Industry News
    The CRTC has rejected Quebecor's application for a Category 1 licence for Sun TV News, a 24-hour English news channel. Last month the company had announced plans to launch Sun TV News on January 1, 2011 provided it was given a category 1 licence, a type of licence the CRTC had said it would not...
  11. Industry News
    At a press conference in downtown Toronto yesterday, Quebecor president and chief executive Pierre Karl Peladeau announced plans to launch Sun TV News, a new 24-hour English news channel, on January 1, 2011. Provided Sun TV receives CRTC approval in coming months, Quebecor says it plans to...
  12. Industry News
    Videotron today announced a press conference for this Wednesday where the company says " it will make a major announcement concerning the marriage of television and the Internet." According to Canadian media outlets, Quebecor is expected to announce the launch of a 24 hour conservative...
  13. Wind Mobile
    Residents of Quebec will have a another mobile phone provider in the next 12 to 18 months after Videotron, a division of Quebecor, announced today that it will launch a mobile phone network in that province to compete with Bell, Rogers and Telus Mobility. Well the announcement is official now...
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