Radio & Television

NAB 2011: Free OTA TV is great – but not for cable, says NAB’s Smith

LAS VEGAS – “It's great that you can get XM Channel 153 - the comedy of Canada - on your iPad,” National Association of Broadcasters president and CEO Gordon Smith told delegates on Tuesday, “but isn't it more important for a community to get severe weather warnings on local 101.1 FM or local 1580 AM?“Isn't that a public good?”In his state of the industry address, Smith was addressing the various challenges facing his radio and TV membership. Not least of which is battling against a rising tide of opinion that broadcasting is yesterday’s technology and that broadband and wireless will...

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.