Cable & Telecom

Shaw bolsters analog again

CALGARY – Saying it's just being consumer-friendly, Shaw Communications today added Rainbow Media's American Movie Classics to its analog channel lineup. Shaw is believed to be the first Canadian carrier to offer the 24-hour classic-movie-based network (which also offers some original content, too), even though the channel has been on the CRTC's eligible satellite list for years. What's always held AMC back were the Canadian copyrights it didn't have, an issue "that's been dealt with," Shaw Communications president Peter Bissonnette told this afternoon. AMC has the Canadian rights to most of its programming and for the titles that it...

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.