Cable & Telecom

It comes down to choice and the CRTC picked Bell’s definition, says CIDG

TORONTO – It’s not just about choice, it’s about how that choice is defined. According to the Canadian Independent Distributors Group (CIDG), which lost its final offer arbitration dispute against Bell Media just over a week ago, the CRTC appeared to agree with the communication giant’s definition of choice which, simply put, is the more television channels that Canadian viewers can buy, the better. But is choice about volume, or is it the ability to pick only the channels that viewers actually want to watch? According to the CIDG, made up of Cogeco, MTS and the Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA), their...

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.