Radio & Television

Fee-for-carriage will remain in TV review, says Commission

OTTAWA – Broadcasters' requests to be paid for their signal by cable and satellite companies will remain a part of the TV Policy Review, the Commission told Telus this week. As exclusively reported by Cartt.ca last week, the western telco petitioned the CRTC to drop discussion of fee-for-carriage due to the changing nature of the broadcast industry both globally (WIPO) and at home (BGM's proposed CHUM purchase). That and the fact the Commission ruled in 1993 that such fees were beyond its scope of influence. Broadcasters look at specialty services and the wholesale fees they collect and would like to see...
 

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.