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Greg O'Brien

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Publisher and Editor —
Covers:  radio, media, iphone, ctv, eastlink, ott, shaw, rogers, bell, crtc, corus, netflix, chch, ccsa, cogeco, broadcasting, blackberry, telus, videotron, quebecor, astral, global tv, telecommunications, communications technology, apps, wireless, broadcast television, cable television, android
Doesn't Cover: print

Editor, publisher and gawker-in-chief at, the leading news source for Canadian cable, telecom & media pros. I'd rather be skiing.

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Founder, editor and publisher of, the leading news source for professionals working in cable, radio, television and telecom in Canada. Brevity rules. I don't need 1,000 words...

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@gregobr — 4,540 followers, 46,878 tweets

Jul 27, 2017

@CRTCeng I guess I should have written it has risen 28.6% over 5 years to $2.635 billion. Editing!

Jul 27, 2017

@MobileSyrup Glad I got one last month! (The guys at the Source had to dig it out of the back room). Guess I better take care of it...

Jul 27, 2017

Anyone waiting for the @CRTCeng 2016 figures on individual specialty & pay channels will have to wait a few more weeks. Coming in August...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

First paying job was as sports editor of my University paper The Ontarion.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I'm old.

How is social media changing news?

The article never dies, especially if controversial. Conversation can always continue. Then again, the random noise can be deafening