Radio & Television

COMMENTARY: First impressions

AFTER READING THROUGH a number of submissions to the CRTC's conventional television policy review, I've got a few first impressions where I think the new policy will go. Remember though, first impressions can be very, very wrong and really, I'm just guessing for fun, so here we go. Impression #1: I think fee-for carriage for OTA broadcasters has a shot to win approval. Probably not at the 50-cent a sub per month level that CanWest has asked for and certainly not the $2 level the Canadian Media Guild wants (an earlier version of this story said CFTPA but was mistaken),...

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.