Cable & Telecom

Distributors applaud “balanced” new policy

COUNT CANADA'S SATELLITE and cable companies (outside Quebec, anyway) as generally pleased with the Commission's new policy on over-the-air TV broadcasters."We think it's a very balanced decision and we're happy with it," said Rogers Communications vice-chair Phil Lind. "I think it's overall a balanced decision," added Shaw Communications vice-president, regulatory, Ken Stein. "They were clearly listening to everybody because they've come up with a balanced decision that reflects all parties representations I think," explained Bell ExpressVu president Gary Smith. Only Telco TV's Ann Mainville-Neeson stayed off the balance beam, saying: "Kudos to the Commission for a very clear decision, a...

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.