Radio & Television

CSR and Sirius pledge 50-50 English-French channels

MONTREAL – Canadian Satellite Radio and Sirius Canada have announced they will each carry an equal number of English and French stations when they launch. As part of their conditions of licence, each satellite radio service is required to launch with at least eight Canadian channels, one-quarter of them in French. Both services said today they will voluntarily increase that to half. Also, if they add any new Canadian services in the first 24 months of operation, they pledge to add an equal number of English and French. “It has always been our intent to ensure satellite radio further strengthens Canadian culture...
 

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.