Radio & Television

CBC to launch new digital music service

TORONTO – After reaching a music licensing deal with the Audio-Video Licensing Agency (AVLA), CBC said Tuesday that it will launch a new Canadian digital music service this winter.  The agreement will also allow the national broadcaster to offer more of its radio programs on-line and on demand. AVLA represents almost 1000 major and independent record companies and other copyright owners, including many independent artists.  The deal marks the first negotiated collective license in Canada for on-line streaming and podcasting of radio and on-line digital music programming. “Through this new relationship with AVLA and the Canadian music labels, CBC will be able to...

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.