Cable & Telecom

Small cable companies want VOD, too

OTTAWA – With content far more available – and a little cheaper – and technology far more available – and a little cheaper – more small cable companies are getting into video on demand. Recently, Bluewater Cable TV of Goderich, Ont. (7,000 subs), and Cape Breton Island's Seaside Cable TV (14,000) each applied for a video on demand license from the CRTC. If approved after the June 19 hearing (which will almost certainly happen) Bluewater and Seaside will join other independent Canadian cablecos like Compton Cable (launched SVOD) and Westman Communications (coming soon) with video on demand licenses. And, with...

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.