Radio & Television

No one wants to bid against Bitove for national HD license

OTTAWA – About a year after receiving the original application for a new national over-the-air high definition television network, the CRTC called a hearing today, set for February 11, to talk about it, but this isn’t a license many are clamoring for.The CRTC opened a call for competing applications in June and received none, save for a regional license application from a company calling itself YES TV.Entrepreneur and XM Canada chairman John Bitove wants his new proposed company, HDTV Networks, to be a free, over-the-air broadcaster with transmitters in each of Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax....

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.