Radio & Television

SPECTRUM: Groups complain 600 MHz decision does little for small broadcasters, OTA consumers

OTTAWA - Broadcasters looking at the likelihood of being forced to move to new over the air channels are still quietly digesting last week's 600 MHz spectrum decision by Industry Canada, but at least two interest groups are less than enthused about it. Both the Public Interest Advocacy Centre and the Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS) believe the ruling tilts too much towards wireless carriers -- who are hungry for the digital spectrum over the air (OTA) stations have in the 600 MHz band -- and not enough for broadcasters who will have to pay up...

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.