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Indigenous communities to buy Northwestel for up to $1B

News | 06/12/2024 12:24 pm EDT

A group of Indigenous communities from the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut announced plans to buy Northwestel from BCE Inc. The consortium, Sixty North Unity, said in a Tuesday news release that it will acquire the northern telecom for almost $1 billion. Once...

Bell postpones appeal against CRTC fibre access decision 

Briefs | 06/11/2024 4:18 pm EDT

BCE Inc. is postponing its challenge against the CRTC’s temporary aggregated fibre access decision until the end of the summer, the Federal Court of Appeal has declared.  In an order issued last week, the court approved a request from Bell to hold its appeal of the...

Competition Bureau imposes conditions on Bell Outfront acquisition 

Briefs | 06/10/2024 6:17 pm EDT

The front entrance of the Bell Canada building on Albert Street in Ottawa on Nov. 2, 2021 (photo by Andrew Meade)The Competition Bureau has approved BCE Inc.’s acquisition of Outfront...

Telus invests $44 million in Montreal, Nanaimo network upgrades

Briefs | 06/10/2024 4:09 pm EDT

Telus Corp. said on Monday that it will spend nearly $33 million this year...

Videotron and Ericsson extend collaboration for five years

Briefs | 06/10/2024 2:41 pm EDT

Ericsson AB and Quebecor Inc. subsidiary Videotron have renewed their...

UPDATED: Rogers snatches content from Corus and Bell

News | 06/10/2024 11:37 am EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. announced Monday that it had signed deals to bring programming from Warner...

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Indigenous communities to buy Northwestel for up to $1B

A group of Indigenous communities from the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut announced plans to buy Northwestel from BCE Inc. The consortium, Sixty North Unity, said in a Tuesday news release that it will acquire the northern telecom for almost $1 billion. Once completed, it would make Northwestel...

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Bell postpones appeal against CRTC fibre access decision 

BCE Inc. is postponing its challenge against the CRTC’s temporary aggregated fibre access decision until the end of the summer, the Federal Court of Appeal has declared.  In an order issued last week, the court approved a request from Bell to hold its appeal of the CRTC’s November decision in abeyance...

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Sylvain Lafrance named chair of Telefilm Canada

Sylvain Lafrance has been appointed the new chair of Telefilm Canada, effective Thursday. His term will run for five years. He is currently an adjunct professor at HEC Montreal and director of its Media Management Hub. He also chairs the board of directors of TV5, a position he will be resigning from. ...

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