Cable & Telecom

CRTC dismisses Telus complaints against TLN

OTTAWA – The CRTC today dismissed an undue preference and undue disadvantage complaint from Telus against TLN Media Group. The complaint was made in July 2020. Telus was seeking to distribute some of TLN Media Group’s third-language services, however, “the parties have been engaging in challenging negotiations,” the CRTC’s decision says. Under the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations, Telus must carry one Canadian third-language service for every non-Canadian third-language service it offers. If possible, the services are supposed to be in the same principal language. Telus previously carried TLN, which had Italian-language programming, to meet this requirement, however the programming service became an...

Our industry and COVID-19

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