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TekSavvy asks CRTC for help to launch TV service

Media | 09/16/2014 9:15 pm EDT

GATINEAU, Que. — Independent ISP TekSavvySolutions Inc. told the CRTC Tuesday it is considering becoming a TV distributor, on the same day that it announced a “partnership” with Hastings Cable Vision Ltd., an eastern Ontario cable provider. TekSavvy CEO Marc Gaudrault said his customers watch “a lot of television,” that more than half of the traffic carried by the company is streaming video, and that the company needs to get into the broadcast-distribution business “because it’s what our customers want.” “But at the same time, our ability...