Cable & Telecom

Sports channels figuring out what to air

By Steve Faguy MONTREAL – With the COVID-19 outbreak forcing the suspension or cancellation of most live sporting events for the foreseeable future, Canada's all-sports networks are struggling to fill their suddenly wiped schedules with alternative content, and that means a lot of panel talk shows, documentaries, movies and trips down memory lane. We noted CBC aired Red Bull’s Ice Cross, which is basically downhill skating in hockey gear, from Japan (taped in February) this past Saturday night instead of the usual NHL games. "We're looking at what we can do for programming for the next week," said Patrick Tremblay...

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.