Cable & Telecom

Rogers applies for its own pay audio service

TORONTO – Rogers Media has applied to start its own pay audio service to compete with Galaxie and Max Trax. In its application to the CRTC, Rogers proposes to operate a pay audio service with at least 30 channels, available through the digital set-top box, providing commercial-free music in a variety of formats, similar to the existing services. If approved, and the service is carried by Rogers Cable, the cableco would have to carry a third-party pay audio service because of the affiliation, Rogers noted in its application. The Rogers Media application did not make a clear case for why...

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.