Cable & Telecom

Commission opens proceeding on cable’s wish to drop radio signals

OTTAWA - As first reported by, the Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association has asked the CRTC for permission to drop local radio signals from cable license requirements.Today, the Commission sent out a call for public comments on the cable industry’s request to repeal the section of the broadcast distribution regulations which requires cable companies to carry every local FM signal in their cable regions. The CCTA says that so few customers (4%) actually listen to the radio on cable that it’s a waste of bandwidth that could be put to better use. “As we move to into a world of...

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.