Cable & Telecom

PRIME TIME: “A strange irony” thanks to upheaval, uncertainty, from Let’s Talk TV

OTTAWA - Unintended consequences and potentially devilish details described potential outcomes of the CRTC’s TV Policy Review during panel sessions at the CMPA’s annual Prime Time conference last week in Ottawa.In a panel titled Focus on Let’s Talk TV, independent broadcaster and content creator Blue Ant Media spoke about the problems that will come as a result of a pick and pay channel regime. Asha Daniere, executive VP of business and legal affairs at the company, noted that in a pick and pay environment, “discoverability” significantly increases in importance and difficulty. And, under a regime where consumers have even more...

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.