Radio & Television

Connection 2021: Radio’s future is “multi-platform and multimodal.”

By Ken Kelley What does the future of radio hold here in Canada? It was this rather lofty question panelists shed light on during the Ontario Association of Broadcasters’ annual conference, held online last week. Of course, if you have been even semi-tuned into what the media has been saying, radio has been “dead” for years now. James Cridland wryly pointed this out during his Where Now For Radio’s Future keynote address on Thursday. Cridland, whose resume includes the rather impressive feat of launching the world’s first streaming radio smartphone app for the original Virgin Radio in March 2005, pointed...

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.