Radio & Television

Bell, Rogers move to take control of MLSE’s sports channels

OTTAWA – The CRTC is calling for comments on Rogers and BCE's plan to take control of sports channels Leafs TV, NBA TV Canada and Gol TV Canada from Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. The application, made public on Thursday, proposes a two-step transaction that would see control of the channels switched to a corporation jointly controlled by Rogers and BCE.  The move comes as part of the two communications giants planned purchase of a majority stake in MLSE for $1.32 billion, as announced last December. An independent report dated December 31, 2011 values Leafs TV, NBA TV Canada and 80.1% of Gol...
 

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.