Articles Tagged ‘Videotron’

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MLS moves to TVA Sports in Quebec, renews with TSN

TVA Group has now doubled its soccer content for the season, from 21 games to more than 50.

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BDUs defend skinny basic implementation in CRTC hearing

Videotron, Rogers, Shaw and BCE’s introduction of basic channel packages and flexible pricing options went under the microscope in Gatineau, QC.

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PKP bids adieu to politics

Pierre Karl Peladeau has ended his short career as the head of the Parti Quebecois.

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Revenue across segments up at Quebecor

The telecom and media company reported a 7.5% increase in year-over-year revenue, posting $3.88 billion in 2015.

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Media, overall revenues up at Quebecor

Revenues for the company’s media segment were up 21.3% to $226.5 million, with overall revenues also increasing 9.5% to $971.7 million.

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Demand rises for high-speed internet service: report

Two new reports from J.D. Power report on what factors influence customer satisfaction on TV and online services.

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BCE loses appeals court bid to retain mobile TV pricing

The Federal Court of Appeal in a March 23 decision said “Bell has not established that it will suffer irreparable harm” if the mobile TV service is banned until the case is heard.

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Court orders Bell to pay $137M to Videotron, TVA

Satellite TV service Bell ExpressVu, a subsidiary of Bell, must pay compensation for failing to effectively fight piracy of its signals between 1999 and 2005, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled.

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The CRTC wants more from Videotron

The regulator called for the media co to increase local programming on MAtv, while also approving a Videotron request for a new English-language community channel.

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Montreal’s subway system is going online

A partnership between Bell, Rogers, Telus and Videotron is bringing a wireless network to the transit service, starting with the downtown area.

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Videotron promotes three

The Quebecor Media-owned co has created two new VP roles.

The battle’s on, everywhere

Media cos are locking up content rights, beefing up their catch-up services and launching online original content in a bid to conquer the digital space.

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Portrait of a cord cutter: study

A new MTM report shows that anglophones, visible minorities and those living in large cities are more likely to be interested in ending their pay-TV subscriptions.

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Videotron tricks technicians with new ad campaign

The Montreal-based telecom co caught its technicians on hidden cameras to highlight their customer service skills.

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CBC/Radio Canada and Quebecor Media renew business ties

The pubcaster says it will buy ads from Quebecor Media, and the Videotron cable unit is renewing distribution deals for CBC/Radio Canada channels.