Cable & Telecom

Quebecor versus Bell: What happens next, if TVA Sports is removed from Bell TV

SHOULD QUEBECOR FOLLOW through on its threat to take TVA Sports away from Bell TV customers (which seems sure to happen, given this tweet from Quebecor’s SVP, corporate and institutional affairs Serge Sasseville), what exactly might happen then? We talked to a broadcast policy legal expert (one with no skin in this game).Such a move, for a licence holder to openly defy CRTC regulations like this, is pretty much unprecedented, to begin with.According to Qu├ębecor, it will stop providing the TVA Sports signal to Bell TV at 7 p.m. on Wednesday April 10th (the first game of the NHL playoffs).At...

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.