Cable & Telecom

ANALYSIS: Why there’s no need to implement the Yale report to save broadcasting

By Konrad von Finckenstein IN HIS THREE RECENT articles for entitled “Why we must act now on the Yale report recommendations,” OUTtv CEO Brad Danks quite rightly points out the Canadian broadcasting is in a precarious situation. It faces massive competition from streamers like Netflix, Disney and Amazon Prime who deliver their content to Canada over the internet. However, because of the Broadcasting Exemption Order (formerly called New Media Exemption order and before that the Digital Media Exemption Order) streamers are not subject to the Broadcasting Act. They are not even obliged to collect federal GST from their customers....

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.