Cable & Telecom

SPORTS TELEVISION: Leonard Asper says there’s still room for independents, but with a global focus

LEONARD ASPER HAS ABSOLUTELY no concerns about the explosion of technology that many broadcasters perceive as a possible “death star.”In fact, he embraces it and sees it as the provider of great opportunities as he works to expand his broadcasting company. So, Asper isn't one of the big players who are losing sleep over online piracy, cord-cutting and regulatory hurdles. He used to be, as CEO of Canwest Global, but that was then.This is now.Today, Asper is president of the niche combat sports channel Fight Network and has plans to add a second sports outlet in the next year in...

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.