Cable & Telecom

NFL asks to play part in Bell’s fight against CRTC’s Super Bowl simsub ban

OTTAWA – The National Football League wants to come to Canada.  Specifically, it has asked to appear in Court as part of Bell Media’s appeal of a CRTC decision banning simultaneous substitution during the Super Bowl.In documents filed with the Federal Court of Appeal last week, the NFL officially asked for intervener status in Bell’s appeal of BRP 2015-25 which, among other decisions, ruled that simsub may no longer be performed by Canadian broadcasters for the Super Bowl effective at the end of the 2016 NFL season.Bell Media, the Canadian rightsholder of the big game that airs nationally on its CTV...

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.