Cord-Cutting: Are a new species of broadcaster threatening the survival of traditional TV?

LOOKED AT THROUGH A Darwinian lens, the current Canadian television industry is at an evolutionary crossroads.Changes in the ecosystem have resulted in a new species of TV-content provider: the non-Canadian, unregulated video sector, known as over-the-top (OTT). Among those migrating into the country are Netflix, Boxee, Apple and Google TV (oh, there are more – and more to come).Like any addition to an environment, it’s changing the landscape, but the question is whether it’s a threat or will it be assimilated.“We don’t see a big problem at this point. Look at OTT, whether Netflix or Apple TV or Google. That’s...

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.