Cable & Telecom

Craig asks to sell local avails

WINNIPEG – Drew Craig wants back into Canadian media. The former CEO of Craig Media has applied to the CRTC for a relay distribution undertaking license for his company, Only Imagine. According to the application, the company would act as a middle man, selling the two minutes per hour of advertising time made available on American cable channels such as CNN and A&E to national advertisers in Canada. Fifty percent of the revenues from such a venture would go to create a new Canadian programming fund, writes Craig. The application estimates that the company would contribute $170 million to such...

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.