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Corus lost $2.3M in unspent CMF money from failed French channels deal

Media | 12/10/2018 10:14 am EST

Corus Entertainment Inc. had $2.3 million in Canada Media Fund (CMF) money to spend on two French channels, but it suspended spending to focus on selling them in a deal with...

Limited handsets a concern as Wind rebrands: analyst

Media | 11/21/2016 9:41 pm EST

Shaw Communications Inc.’s Wind Mobile will be rebranded as Freedom Mobile and its LTE roll-out will come sooner than expected in two cities, the company’s CEO said Monday. The move comes despite some analyst concern about the availability of handsets compatible with its spectrum.   Alek Krstajic made the announcement at a press conference in Toronto. He said the rebranding was a fresh start, part of an effort to eliminate “baggage” associated with the Wind name and to make the company, which was previously held by foreign owners, more Canadian. He also...