Cable & Telecom

New Facebook, UMG deal lets users upload songs in videos

MENLO PARK and SANTA MONICA, CA - Facebook and Universal Music Group (UMG) have announced a global, multi-year agreement making UMG the first major music company to license its recorded music and publishing catalogs for video and other social experiences across Facebook, Instagram and Oculus.According to the announcement, the partnership will facilitate deeper engagement between artists and fans, empowering users to express themselves through music, share the songs they love and build communities around music-fueled culture.  Under this partnership, users will be able to upload videos that contain licensed music and personalize their music experiences on Facebook, Instagram and Oculus, while...

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.