Cable & Telecom

CRTC’s Blais blasts media for “incorrect information”

OTTAWA – CRTC chairman and CEO Jean-Pierre Blais took the rather unusual step Wednesday of issuing an open letter to the editor (to all us editors) to “set the record straight” on erroneous media coverage in the wake of the Commission’s recent licence renewals for large French language TV groups. Such as this story, we suppose.Below is the letter in its entirety.On May 15, following a public process, the CRTC published the decisions regarding renewal of the broadcasting licences for TVA, V, Bell and Corus. Some incorrect information from those decisions recently circulated in the media. I would like 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.