Radio & Television

Blue Ant gets Bold for $10 million

GATINEAU – The CRTC knocked one item off the docket for the next couple of weeks with the approval of Blue Ant Media’s purchase of specialty service Bold from the CBC for $10 million. Bold’s license renewal (and the CBC’s oft-told problems with the channel’s conditions of license) were to be examined beginning next week during the two-week long hearing into the Corp.’s license renewal but with the sale, that has been removed from the procedure. Bold, a category A channel formerly called Country Canada, has about 2.6 million subscribers and conditions of license which say it is to focus...

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.