Cable & Telecom

FCB warns of irreparable harm to broadcasting system if Let’s Talk TV proposals win out

OTTAWA – As the CRTC kicked off its Let’s Talk TV hearing Monday morning, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting (FCB) was quick to assert that the proposed changes to the broadcasting regulations would be “bad” for both consumers and broadcasters.The self-proclaimed independent watchdog of Canadian programming cited the results of a recent Nanos Research survey, that it commissioned along with ACTRA and Unifor, that found that more than half (54%) of the 1,000 respondents think it is unlikely that unbundling TV programming packages in favour of pick and pay will result in lower TV subscription costs.  The survey also found that only one-in-four (24%)...

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.