Radio & Television

CRTC seeks comments on BDUs down-conversion of digital TV

OTTAWA – The CRTC is asking for comments on whether to remove the expiry date contained in its general authorization to down-convert digital-only television signals beyond the digital transition.The Commission said Tuesday that the original motive for the introduction of the down-conversion rules was to avoid disruption among analog and standard definition BDU subscribers as a result of the U.S. conversion to digital over-the-air transmission in June 2009.  However, the Commission noted that after the over-the-air digital transition occurs in Canada, a large number of BDUs will continue to distribute signals in analog, SD and high definition, and that continuing to permit...

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.