Cable & Telecom

LET’S TALK TV: No decision yet on Commission’s next steps on Netflix, Google – but there’s a way that could involve the Federal Court

GATINEAU – There are a good number of phone calls and meetings happening behind the scenes in Gatineau and Ottawa as the CRTC struggles to figure out what to do after being told “no” by Netflix and Google.As most have heard by now, the American tech behemoths, who were invited by the CRTC to appear at the TV Policy Review hearing (they didn’t ask to appear, they were asked…) got rough rides from chairman Jean-Pierre Blais over data they didn’t bring, and/or won’t submit as evidence, no matter what the CRTC’s confidentiality rules state.While we noted Tuesday that both Google...

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.