Cable & Telecom

Rogers, NHL, sign $5.2 billion, 12-year TV, multiplatform deal. HNIC to live on with sub-license for CBC. TVA to be French broadcaster

TORONTO – It’s a stunning deal in its breadth and depth. Rogers Communications and the National Hockey League today announced a 12-year $5.2 billion broadcast and multimedia agreement that includes all national rights to NHL games on all platforms in all languages.The agreement, the largest media rights deal in league history, begins with the 2014-15 season and continues through the 2025-26 season. This marks the first time a premium North American-wide sports league has granted all of its national (Canadian) rights to one company on a long-term basis, says the press release.  Rogers also announced today it picked CBC and...

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.