Radio & Television

CRTC refuses to help Super Channel get carriage in Quebec

OTTAWA – The CRTC has turned down a request from Super Channel parent Allarco to amend regulations in Francophone markets with a significant English-speaking minority community to distribute all English and French-language pay television services.Allarco said in an application to the CRTC that despite its best efforts, Class 1 BDUs in Quebec have refused to negotiate the distribution of Super Channel in their markets.  It argued that by refusing to distribute the pay-TV movie network where there is a significant English-speaking minority community, these BDUs are contravening the government policy put in place to encourage and facilitate access to the widest...

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.