Cable & Telecom

OneSoccer owner alleges Rogers refuses to carry it on cable because of competition with Sportsnet

OTTAWA – The owner of OneSoccer, Timeless Inc., has filed a part one application with the CRTC alleging Rogers Cable is in breach of the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations by refusing to carry the dedicated Canadian soccer channel on its cable systems. Timeless claims despite a “surge in popularity and success for Canadian soccer” Rogers has denied OneSoccer carriage. Its application indicates only Telus customers can currently receive it (although the channel is also available as a direct-to-consumer OTT offering and is available on Fubo TV in Canada). Timeless argues Rogers will not carry OneSoccer as a cable channel because it...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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