Cable & Telecom

Bell, NFL, file Supreme Court appeal over Super Bowl simsub decision; ask for stay for this year’s game

Commission itself could reverse this, prior to the gameTORONTO – To the surprise of no one, Bell Media has filed an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada looking to strike down CRTC’s Super Bowl simsub decision – and has asked for a stay of that policy for this year’s game, scheduled for February 4th.As readers will be aware, last month the Federal Court of Canada ruled against Bell, saying the CRTC is within its rights to make rules for individual programs. However, the court also noted the “irony” of deploying rules normally used to protect and promote Canadian content...

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.