Radio & Television

2018 and 2020 Olympics belong to CBC – with help from Rogers and Bell; to be the “reverse” of NHL deal

TORONTO – The CBC announced Wednesday it has purchased the broadcast and multiplatform rights to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang Korea and the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. However, it won’t be working alone.The public broadcaster also announced a broad partnership with both Bell Media and Rogers Media to bring “unprecedented” coverage of the Games to Canadians on all platforms.While financial details of the rights purchase were not announced, the deal was termed an “extension” of the existing deal the CBC signed for the 2014 and 2016 Games. “We gave an offer to extend that was respectful of the...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.