Cable & Telecom

Re-CAST: Industry wants to see “a few bad guys put in jail”

TORONTO – The Canadian television industry is again setting its sights on those Canadians who aren’t paying for their satellite or cable television. As first reported in October, the Coalition Against Signal Theft (formerly the Coalition Against Satellite Signal Theft) has been reborn, said Chris Frank, vice-president of programming at Bell Video Group at the Canadian Broadcast Distribution Association (formerly the CSUA) annual digital broadcasting conference.The new moniker was chosen because “more than satellite is losing money to signal theft,” said the man who is in charge of programming for Bell ExpressVu. “Theft is a very large problem.” CASST...

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.