Radio & Television

Commission pencils in must-carry hearing for April

GATINEAU – The industry finally has a date (albeit a tentative one) for when the CRTC will hear a number of TV channel applications asking for must-carry status. Several broadcasters have said they filed applications for licenses (for existing or new channels) years ago seeking 9(1)(h), or must-carry status, on licensed Canadian TV distributors. They have complained often, and loudly, about the many delays to get to this hearing. The CRTC announced this week that it has tentatively scheduled a hearing to begin April 23. Among those will be Vision TV and others such as TV5 and from Stornoway Communications,...

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.