Cable & Telecom

Shaw, Bell satellite TV licences renewed

GATINEAU – Both of Shaw Communications’ and Bell Canada’s direct to home and satellite relay disribution licences were renewed on Friday.While a number of intervenors requested Bell add more high definition channels to its lineup and that Shaw be forced to keep the free local television satellite solution (LTSS) going, as we reported earlier this year, the CRTC ultimately declined those requests.While Bell did commit to carrying 43 additional local channels (but can choose whether or not to carry them in HD) and Shaw has offered those LTSS customers rates of $10 and $25 a monthClick for the Shaw DTH...

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.