Cable & Telecom

NBC to launch free streaming service in 2020

NBCUniversal will launch a streaming service next year that will be free to Americans with a traditional pay-TV subscription, including competitors. At this time, it does not appear the service will be available in Canada at launch.According to a CNBC report, the service will cost approximately US$12 a month for those that don’t subscribe to a pay-TV service. Content will include 1,500 hours of NBC TV shows, such as Saturday Night Live and Parks and Recreation, hundreds of hours of Universal movies, on-demand programming as well as live TV like news and sports. NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke said NBC will air...

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.