Cable & Telecom

EXCLUSIVE: Is 2014 the year Canadian TV changes forever? Sources say Rogers signing waves of content deals for new Hulu/Netflix clone

SEVERAL SOURCES have told over the past number of weeks that Rogers Communications has grabbed the over-the-top bull by the horns and has been signing a massive number of content deals and at least one significant partnership agreement (if not more) in an effort to battle back against Netflix in Canada by launching a new, national, OTT video portal.Our multiple sources (all of whom requested anonymity for business reasons) have told that Rogers is spending over $100 million buying all the video content windows available from as many rights holders (such as Disney/ABC, Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox,...

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.