Cable & Telecom

FairPlay swings back at opposition

GATINEAU – Content piracy is real, it’s growing, it’s costly, it harms individual Canadians, companies and the economy – and we should be taking a new and reasonable step towards curbing it, reads the FairPlay Canada Coalition’s official response to all of the interventions filed in reaction to its January proposal.The 30-member coalition is a collection of Canadian artists, content creators, unions, guilds, producers, performers, broadcasters, distributors, and exhibitors who have proposed the CRTC establish something called the Independent Piracy Review Agency (IPRA), which would assist the Regulator in identifying websites blatantly engaged in content theft – and then have...

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.