Cable & Telecom

Canadian news channels must be offered to all, CRTC rules

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Canadians will soon be able to subscribe to any homegrown news service they want, either in theme packs or a la carte, the CRTC announced Thursday.“Canadian news services are an important part of our democracy,” said CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais, in a statement.  “With the rules we are announcing today, Canadians, as citizens, will have access to the news services that are of interest to them and will therefore have an opportunity to be exposed to a variety of opinions on matters of public concern.”The move is like Christmas coming early for struggling Sun News Network which last...

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.