Radio & Television

CanWest gets coveted UK radio slot – is first foreigner to get a license

WINNIPEG - CanWest Global Communications today announced the company has been awarded a licence to launch an FM radio station serving the Solent region of the United Kingdom.According to U.K trade journal MediaWeek, CanWest won out over 13 other applicants. “The win will give the station’s owner CanWest Mediaworks, a subsidiary of CanWest Global Communications, the potential to target around 1.25 million adult listeners in the Southampton, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight and surround areas,” says the MediaWeek story. CanWest says the number is more like 1.5 million. “It is one of the biggest new FM licences in recent years and...

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.