Cable & Telecom

CRTC fumbles simsub regs for Super Bowl, says Bell Media

TORONTO – The topic of simultaneous substitution always comes up a lot at this time of year, in the same breath as the Super Bowl and its nifty new ads.While the average Canadian sports fan may be celebrating the CRTC’s decision Thursday to prohibit the controversial requirement in Super Bowl games starting in 2017, Bell Media, the Canadian rightsholder of the big game that airs nationally on its CTV network, told that it was “extremely disappointed” with the ruling.“The government is damaging the future of local television in Canada while rewarding U.S. corporations over home-grown companies”, said Bell Media’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.