Cable & Telecom

Desires of broadcasters, consumers headed for a collision, says Cogeco’s Audet

TORONTO – Cogeco Inc. CEO Louis Audet said today that as programmers continue to push carriers for more and better distribution on one side, consumers are pushing back on the other side against price increases and in favour of flexibility – and the two are headed for an inevitable crash.The CEO of the fourth-largest Canadian cable company told the Scotia Capital 2011 Telecom and Tech conference in Toronto Tuesday morning that there is “a tendency for programmers to try and push things on distributors in greater quantities,” where they want more and more of their channels carried in ever-larger packages...

Our industry and COVID-19

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