Cable & Telecom

Group wants to take over Videotron’s community channel

MONTREAL - Some would-be Montreal television producers have had it with Vidéotron's community television service in the city, so much so that they have filed a complaint with the CRTC and are demanding that the cable provider give them $23 million a year so they can create their own community channel.The group, composed mainly of people whose resumes include Concordia University Television or CKUT Radio McGill, alleges that MAtv, the French-language community channel run by Vidéotron, airs no community access programming whatsoever, despite CRTC policy (set in 2010) requiring that 45% of programming aired on community channels come from the...

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.