Radio & Television

NEW CHAIR: The question now is: “Who is Konrad von Finckenstein?”

OTTAWA – That’s the question the entire industry is asking. With no direct experience in the cable, telecom, or TV fields, what does the eminently qualified career public servant have in mind for the CRTC as its new chairman? At this point, no one really knows. "He's a bright guy and is certainly engaged in the dialogue a little bit from what we know about him in communications issues," said Rogers Communications vice-chair Phil Lind. "He could be good." "Was I surprised it was him? Yes. But once the process got derailed and once Fern (Belisle, the front-runner in the...
 

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.