Radio & Television

Force an end to analog TV, Rogers urges commission

TORONTO – The CRTC should set a date to force over-the-air broadcasters to end to analog distribution, Rogers Communications says in its submission filed today with the commission as part of its TV policy review. The commission should maintain its requirement for traditional broadcasters to build digital transmission facilities, but it should also mandate an end to simultaneous analog transmission, the company says. With the proliferation of digital technology and increasing consumer demand for choice, the commission should move to a “more flexible, market-driven approach to regulation,” the cableco says. Viewers are expecting to be able to watch their favourite...

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.