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Rogers, Shaw, CBC strike online advertising pact

Rogers, Shaw, CBC strike online advertising pact

| April 30, 2012

Canada’s largest broadcasting companies are putting rivalries aside in hopes of attracting more advertising money to their websites

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Telcos looking to cut smartphone subsidies

Telcos looking to cut smartphone subsidies

| April 25, 2012

Cost of getting devices into customers’ hands doesn’t make up for low returns from sparing data usage, Rogers CEO says

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As DVD stores fade into the sunset, fringe providers grab centre stage

As DVD stores fade into the sunset, fringe providers grab centre stage

| April 23, 2012

The futures of Netflix and DVD kiosks are getting much brighter with the closing of Blockbuster’s and Rogers’ bricks-and-mortar outlets

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CBC won’t alter online music service in face of complaints from rivals

CBC won’t alter online music service in face of complaints from rivals

| April 17, 2012

Rival companies have turned to CRTC, arguing that public broadcaster is out of line by offering free service

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Coalition targets CBC’s free music site

Coalition targets CBC’s free music site

| April 12, 2012

Media companies say the non-profit broadcaster is unfair competition

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Astral goes mobile with HBO app

Astral goes mobile with HBO app

| April 11, 2012

In bid to counter Netflix arrival, Montreal-based firm to offer subscribers popular TV programs on mobile devices

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CBC’s bet on satellite radio could pay dividends

CBC’s bet on satellite radio could pay dividends

| April 9, 2012

Public broadcaster’s stake in company operating as SiriusXM Canada now worth about $53-million

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Vidéotron puts stock in set-top box

Vidéotron puts stock in set-top box

| March 27, 2012

Says new interface will make it easier to find shows in hard-fought Quebec market

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New York Times trims free access

New York Times trims free access

| March 20, 2012

With nearly 500,000 digital subscribers, newspaper reduces to 10 the number of online articles available per month without cost

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Publishers take heart from NYT paywall success

Publishers take heart from NYT paywall success

| March 20, 2012

Aggressive restrictions on access to content paves way for cash-strapped media companies across North America

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