Cable & Telecom

Netflix shoots down “conspiracy theories” over Canadian investment

NETFLIX SET THE RECORD STRAIGHT Tuesday, tackling some of the questions – and controversy - that have swirled since word of its $500 million production investment in original Canadian content was announced.In a blog post entitled What Netflix’s half a billion CAD investment in Canada is really about, Corie Wright, Netflix’s director of global public policy, took issue with the notion that it received special treatment because the government didn’t attach special content quotas as part of its investment.  Stressing that Netflix is an online service and not a broadcaster, Wright pointed out that online media services are not subject to traditional...

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.