Radio & Television

COMMENTARY: Start your spend-gines, the HD race is on

TWO THOUSAND AND NINE. Geez, when you spell it out like that, the year sure seems like a long way away, doesn’t it? It isn’t. With the U.S. Congress and the National Association of Broadcasters now seeing eye-to-eye on a hard deadline of 2009 for the transition to digital broadcasting and the complete cessation of analog, it’s time for Canadian broadcasters to stomp on the digital/HD accelerator.Broadcasters here have been awfully slow in getting digital TV broadcasting off the ground. While that’s angered HD’s early consumer adopters who long to fill their plasma, DLP or LCD screens with pristine video,...

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.