Cable & Telecom

FCC rattling cable’s cages Stateside with support for pick-and-pay, making OTTs, MVPDs

WASHINGTON – “Consumers have long complained about how their cable service forces them to buy channels they never watch. The move of video onto the Internet can do something about that frustration – but first Internet video services need access to the programs.”That was the opening line of a much-talked about blog post from FCC chairman Tom Wheeler uploaded on Monday, October 28.“Today the FCC takes the first step to open access to cable programs as well as local television. The result should be to give consumers more alternatives from which to choose so they can buy the programs they...

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.