Cable & Telecom

CRTC approves SaskTel’s national PPV service

GATINEAU – The CRTC has approved SaskTel’s application for a national general interest pay-per-view service. The service would air mainly live sports, concerts, and other events, as well as pre-recorded sports and events, local programming, and adult programming. Up to 85% of programs would be live sports. Most programs would be in English, though French and third-language programming would be considered based on viewer demand. As well, the commission has approved SaskTel’s application to run a free outlet for local expression, similar to a cable community channel, as part of its PPV offering. Less than 10% of its total PPV...

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.