Radio & Television

Star Choice moves cause broadcasters to demand HD action by Commission

OTTAWA – Due to the “complete absence of Canadian conventional high definition services on StarChoice/Cancom,” the Canadian Association of Broadcasters has urged the CRTC to take action against the DTH company and to finally come up with an HD policy when it comes to satellite providers.As reported by, the CRTC issued a decision on May 12 upholding a complaint made against Star Choice by CTV. Broadcasters said that the DTH company’s past practice of excerpting HD content (mostly U.S. content) and compiling it on omnibus HD channels contravened distribution regulations. The Commission agreed and told Star Choice to change,...

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.