Radio & Television

Alliance Atlantis applies for HD specialty licences

GATINEAU – HG could soon be in HD. Alliance Atlantis Communications has applied to the CRTC for high definition licences for its specialty networks: HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, Showcase Television, History Television, Life Network, and National Geographic Channel. The programming would be the same as the analog versions of the services. In the application documents available on the CRTC site, Alliance Atlantis did not indicate when it hoped to begin airing HD programs. It did say that high definition licences “will be important to positioning” the channels “as the industry migrates to HD” and that the broadcaster “looks forward...

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.