Radio & Television

New age of broadcasting means Cancon will be crucial to survival, says CRTC’s Pentefountas

By John Bugailiskis TORONTO - While the industry is still digesting the CRTC killing Bell’s takeover of Astral, the decision does not signal a dramatic change in policy at the Commission. Instead it continues to work to strike the right balance between the best interests of consumers and industry, said Tom Pentefountas, vice-chairman, broadcasting for the CRTC. Pentefountas was the keynote speaker Tuesday at the Ontario Association of Broadcasters Connections 2012 luncheon at the Westin Bristol Place Hotel. However, he appeared to contradict his business as usual stance somewhat when he went off script and joked to the packed room of...

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.