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June 24, 2016

This week's STORIES:
Axia looks south for fibre expansion
Bell mobile-TV appeal dismissed
Bell-MTS deal could pose regulatory risk for SaskTel: report
CBC and Netflix to co-produce miniseries
Companies seeking injunction for Bell’s IPTV technology
Copyright-term extension bill introduced
CRTC decision will hurt us, Quebec independent community stations say
CRTC OKs Punjabi-language, classic music channels for distribution
CRTC OKs station’s ‘innovative’ plan for accessible programming
Impartiality, authority of CRTC chairman called into question in harassment review hearing
Intellectual property legislative changes cheered
Karine Moses named new head of Bell Media's out-of-home ad branch
Mobile ads, music streaming to be a force in 2020: PwC
MTS shareholders back Bell acquisition
Netflix hold on network traffic shrinks, but remains dominant: report
NFL cites ‘urgency’ in simsub case; AG maintains appeal premature
OECD members commit to new digital initiatives
Quebec City lawsuit against Cogeco dismissed
Rogers restructuring gives Vice Viceland stake
SaskTel expands LTE network to reach nearly all residents
Shaw launches security service for small businesses
Shoan out as CRTC commissioner, appealing dismissal
Sports now make up 50% of top 10 grossing channels: CRTC
Stingray buys Bell’s MuchMusic channels
Telus allowed to dismantle radio-phone service in B.C.
Vice, V Media to launch French version of Viceland
Wireless providers obligated to meet 911 standard: CRTC
‘Separate silo’ approach to regulation wrong-footed in Internet age: report

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