Cable & Telecom

Bell, Quebecor settle on Sun News, other channels, at last

MONTREAL – Bell Media and Quebecor Media appear to have buried the hatchet over carriage of Sun News. After heated negotiations between the two media behemoths earlier this year, the companies confirmed Tuesday that Bell has agreed to carry Quebecor-owned channels TVA Sports, Sun News, Yoopa and Mlle starting December 15.  In return, Quebecor’s cable arm Videotron has agreed to offer Bell Media’s newest sports channel RDS2 starting Wednesday. “With this new agreement, all TVA Group channels – including TVA Sports and Sun News – will be available to Bell customers,” said TVA Group president and CEO Pierre Dion, in the announcement.  “There’s...

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.