Cable & Telecom

NBC, News Corp. to launch rival to YouTube

NEW YORK – News Corp. and NBC Universal are planning to go head to head with Google Inc.’s YouTube by launching a yet-to-be named, free online video site this summer. The new site will feature full-length movies and TV shows, such as Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons and the Borat film. Yahoo, Microsoft’s MSN and Time Warner’s AOL are listed as distributors of the new video site. “This is a game changer for Internet video,” said News Corp. COO Peter Chernin in a statement. “We’ll have access to just about the entire U.S. Internet audience. And for the first time,...

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.