Radio & Television

Altering the Acts: Why Facebook and others should pay for Cancon, too

And why CPE should be reduced for traditional media companiesGATINEAU РSaying online content platforms have radically altered the Canadian broadcasting system is as undeniable as it is now clich̩. Netflix itself, has an estimated six million subscribers in Canada, an amount greater than half of all cable TV subscriptions here.With Amazon Prime growing and the arrival of other online services in the future (BritBox arrived this week and CBS All Access is coming), the Canadian system needs to evolve with this new reality in mind, several have told the CRTC in second phase interventions on its study of distribution...