Cable & Telecom

QUESTION: With MLSE approval, did the CRTC send a benefits package message on Bell/Astral file?

PERHAPS WE’RE DIGGING too hard but we wonder if, in approving the sale of Leafs TV, Gol TV and NBA TV on Thursday, the CRTC is sending a message to Bell Canada that its stated benefits package for the purchase of Astral Media won’t make it out of next month’s hearing intact. The Commission took a vigorous look at the valuation the new owners of Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment (Bell Canada, Rogers Media and existing minority shareholder Lawrence Tanenbaum) put on the regulated broadcast assets of the company which also owns The Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC,...

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.