Radio & Television

Competitive Spotlight to shine on pay TV

TORONTO – With an initial investment of $125 million, pay TV license hopeful Spotlight TV “will transform pay TV into a compelling, choice-filled, high-value entertainment option for Canadian viewers,” said George Burger, president and CEO of Spotlight Television “The whole category will benefit from a new competitor as Spotlight builds awareness of the advantages of premium pay TV.” For an exclusive www.cartt.ca story on one of the other appicants and its plans, click here.Canadian Pay TV penetration has lagged far behind the U.S. market. Currently, approximately 18% of cable and satellite homes subscribe to pay TV, compared to over 52%...
 

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.