Cable & Telecom

ANALYSIS: Indirect fee-for-carriage commentary?

WHEN IT COMES TO reading the CRTC, or predicting, or crystal-balling, everyone resorts to their own brand of “reading the tea leaves.” So take what we have to say next with a grain of salt (hmm, that’s three clichés in less than 50 words, so we’d better get to it!). Yesterday’s Canadian Television Fund recommendations from the CRTC came with a dissent written by commissioner Michel Morin. As we report here, he was defending Quebecor Media Inc.’s proposal for a new fund aimed solely at producing more French dramatic television and multiplatform content. In defense of QMI’s TVA and the overall...

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.