Cable & Telecom

Shaw has a poor attitude “towards things gay,” says Pridevision owner

TORONTO – The owner of Pridevision TV and OUTtv says he may be forced to take Shaw Communications to court over what he says is unfair carriage of one of his channels by the large western cable company. At issue is the way category one digital service OUTtv is being packaged on Shaw Digital Cable. A little background: At launch and through its first years of existence, Pridevision was the category one (i.e. digital must-carry) gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgendered channel. It had lifestyle programming in the daytime and prime time hours and adult movies after hours. At launch, some...

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.