Cable & Telecom

Bell taken to task by the CRTC over its community television offering

GATINEAU – Bell Canada’s Broadcasting Distribution Undertaking (BDU) licence (for Fibe TV) will expire on February 29, 2020 and the CRTC last week published a notice of consultation making Bell’s application public – as well as the correspondence between Bell and the Commission since Bell filed its application in August 2017.The CRTC, in that notice, alludes to non-compliance issues they notice in their examination of the issue, especially in terms of providing Community television and local expression.“The Commission intends to examine Bell Canada’s (Bell’s) compliance of with its regulatory obligations relating to local expression and community programming. The Commission intends...

Our industry and COVID-19

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