Radio & Television

Pay TV decision coming this morning

OTTAWA – The CRTC's much anticipated decision on which, if any, of the 2005 pay television applicants will receive a license will be announced this morning, has learned. Early in 2005, an application by former Alliance Atlantis executive George Burger for a new pay television license kicked off the whole proceeding. The Commission called for other applications and received three others from Quebecor Media's Archambault Group, an all-Canadian bid from Channel Zero (Movieola, Silver Screen Classics) and one from former WIC owners, the Allard family. Burger's Spotlight TV application is backed by Lawrence Tanenbaum's Insight Sports, which owns –...

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.