Radio & Television

Bell Media moves to pull the plug on 28 more retransmitters

TORONTO – Bell Media has asked the CRTC for permission to delete 28 more analog rebroadcasting transmitters by amending the licences of some of its English-language television stations.The move, says the broadcaster, will improve cost effectiveness at its conventional stations plus coordinates with the digital television transition schedule released by Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED).  The Commission already approved the deletion of 40 Bell Media analog retransmitters during the company’s 2016 licence renewal application.Bell Media said that the analog transmitters generate no incremental revenue, do not offer different programming from the main channels, attract little to no viewership, and...

Our industry and COVID-19

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