Radio & Television

CAB comes to cable’s defense, sort of

OTTAWA - Bell ExpressVu should have to carry all of a broadcasters’ signal, not just cherry-pick their local content, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters told the CRTC this week. In a submission to the Commission, the CAB said it opposes a recent Bell ExpressVu application which asks for permission to distribute the unique local programming of some Canadian conventional broadcast TV channels only on partial/omnibus channels. For most broadcast affiliates, much of the schedule is exactly the same across the country, except for local news and a few hours of additional weekly programming, depending on the market. To the satellite...

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.