Radio & Television

CMR trial hybrid digital radio program

TORONTO - Canadian Multicultural Radio (CMR) has launched the country’s first programming using hybrid digital (HD) radio technology.CMR, which operates as CJSA 101.3 FM in Toronto, broadcasts in 25 languages to over 20 ethnic communities.  It debuted HD additional programming in Tamil on January 14 and the experimental service continues live on 101.3 FM HD2.CRTC Commissioner Raj Shoan, pictured officially launching the programming on-air, said that HD Radio offers “interesting possibilities” for the entire Canadian radio industry and that the CRTC will consider whether the technology requires regulation as it is adopted by other broadcasters."On the one hand, it enables...

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.