Cable & Telecom

OBITUARY: Former Teletoon chief Len Cochrane (updated)

“He never bragged, but always delivered”OAKVILLE – Long time industry executive Len Cochrane, best known as the former president of Family Channel and Teletoon, died Tuesday morning at his home. He was 71.Cochrane (pictured) had suffered from lung problems for many years and he died due to recent complications from respiratory failure.A well known and respected executive, he was overseeing a total of five separate channels (Teletoon, Télétoon, Teletoon Retro, Télétoon Retro and Cartoon Network) at his retirement in 2014 when Corus Entertainment took 100% ownership of the brand valued at $500 million.Born and raised in Paisley, Scotland, Cochrane worked...

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.