Radio & Television

CRTC calls for public comment on simsub regulations, and outlines procedure for submitting simsub error complaints

OTTAWA-GATINEAU — The CRTC has issued a call for comments on its proposed Simultaneous Programming Service Deletion and Substitution Regulations in its latest Broadcasting Notice of Consultation (CRTC 2015-330).Simultaneous substitution (or simsub) occurs when a distributor temporarily replaces the signal of one TV channel with that of another channel showing the same program at the same time. According to the CRTC, during the Let’s Talk TV proceeding Canadians expressed ongoing frustration with the frequency in errors made during the simsub process.The CRTC’s request for public comments regarding its proposed simsub regulations comes as the Commission awaits a report from a...

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.