Radio & Television

Quebecor calls new CRTC TV policy a “partial solution”

MONTREAL – Quebecor Media said that Monday’s CRTC decision is only a “partial solution” to what ails the broadcasting industry.The company said that it “deplores” the Commission’s decision to “tackle the current structural crisis through a scheme that is not based squarely on a rebalancing of the system”, which it called the only solution designed to protect consumers.“The approach advocated by Quebecor Media would shield consumers from rate hikes by maintaining the total fees paid by cable and satellite service providers at current levels”, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. It proposed a model that would distribute the $1.3 billion...

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.