Radio & Television

New PPV regs are out

OTTAWA – The CRTC has updated its regulatory framework for pay-per-view services. The revised framework, released Wednesday, simplifies its policy and makes it more consistent with the regulatory framework for video-on-demand services, with which PPV services compete, the Commission said. In determining the most appropriate approach for PPV services, the CRTC said that it considered a number of issues, including: - licensing criteria; - Canadian content exhibition requirements; - the promotion of Canadian programs; - support for Canadian feature films; - programming packaging; - the broadcast of advertising; and - the filing of aggregate data on Canadian programming. The CRTC...

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.