Radio & Television

CRTC tweaks broadcast license trafficking policy

OTTAWA – The CRTC has released new broadcast license trafficking rules which make it easier to sell a license that was awarded during a non-competitive process.The Commission announced Monday that transactions involving a licence granted through a non-competitive process do not undermine the integrity of the licensing process and are therefore excluding from its original policy which prohibits a transfer during the first two years following the launch of a service. “The Commission is of the view that the revised scope and application of the Policy will have a positive impact on the Canadian broadcasting system”, the information bulletins reads. “The...

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.