Radio & Television

Facing “tough choices”, TVO pulls the plug on eight OTA transmitters

TORONTO – TV viewers in eight Ontario cities will lose their over-the-air access to TVO this summer after the provincial broadcaster announced plans to decommission eight transmitters to help save money.TVO said that it will cease transmitting from Belleville, Chatham, Cloyne, Kitchener, London, Ottawa, Thunder Bay and Windsor on July 31, 2017.  The move, which it says will impact less than 1% of Ontario households, will not affect viewers in these cities who have paid TV subscriptions.One transmitter in Toronto will be retained for the purposes of the CRTC licence and to minimize distribution costs, TVO continued.  Decommissioning the over-the-air transmitters,...

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.