Radio & Television

CHUM asks for license alterations

TORONTO – CHUM said right away it probably wouldn’t launch their subscription radio license if the two satellite companies got theirs.And, now that all appeals have been denied, CHUM Ltd., wants to alter the digital subscription radio license it received from the CRTC to allow more foreign audio channels, among other changes.CHUM’s license as granted, says the service would transmit 50 channels, all of which would be made in Canada, adhering to the CRTC’s radio Canadian content rules. However, on Friday, the CRTC made public the applications from SIRIUS Canada and Canadian Satellite Radio to alter their licenses so that they may...

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.