Cable & Telecom

Federal Court upholds Super Bowl simsub ban

But this still isn’t the end of it. Bell appeal to Commission awaits a decisionOTTAWA – The Federal Court of Appeal ruled today that the CRTC does, in fact, have the jurisdiction to make new rules for an individual program, despite the “irony” of deploying rules which are normally used to protect and promote Canadian content to instead promote the airing of American advertising.As readers may recall, in January of 2015 the Commission made a decision stemming from its Let’s Talk TV policy review process that revoked the Canadian broadcast rightsholder’s ability to simultaneously substitute its signal over the American...

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.