Cable & Telecom

CRTC wants feedback around emergency alerting-related rule changes

OTTAWA – The CRTC is calling for comments on amendments to certain rules pertaining to the implementation of the national emergency alerting system.The Commission said Thursday that the rules in question relate to the Radio Regulations, 1986, the Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987, the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations, the standard conditions of licence for video-on-demand undertakings, and exemption orders governing the operation of certain types of undertakings.The proposed amendments would implement the mandatory distribution of emergency alert messages by December 31, 2014, thereby ensuring that Canadians receive timely warnings of imminent perils.  The Commission also wants input on certain policy considerations relating to...

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.