Radio & Television

Stingray Hits gets a licence

OTTAWA — The CRTC today gave Stingray Digital Group a specialty service licence for Stingray Hits. The music video channel operates currently as an exempt, national discretionary service, but having exceeded the exempt-service threshold of 200,000 subscribers for three consecutive months, Stingray applied in March 2019 for a broadcasting licence. In its decision, the CRTC says it is licensing Stingray Hits as an English-language discretionary service, even though Stingray expressed its intention to eventually broadcast all programming other than music video programming in French. In its June 2019 response to the CRTC’s request for information, Stingray indicated Stingray Hits’ programming...

Our industry and COVID-19

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