Cable & Telecom

Allarco Entertainment loses fight to stop Shaw’s Movie Club service

OTTAWA - Allarco Entertainment, owner of SuperChannel, has lost its bid to have Shaw Communications’ Movie Club and Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central banned by the CRTC. At the heart of the complaint was a dispute over whether on-demand programming offered by Shaw Movie Club can be considered an on-demand extension of its linear service if it does not duplicate all of its linear programming. The CRTC decision is a welcome one for Shaw which launched its Movie Club service last year in direct response to the increasing competition from Netflix’s OTT service. Shaw’s Movie Club lets viewers access movies for...

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.