Radio & Television

Stingray survey says many more businesses should be paying for their music

MONTREAL – Music distributor Stingray recently put market research firm Leger to work to study the music being played in the background inside Canadian small businesses, and it found most have no idea they need to be paying for the music being used in their public spaces.According to the study, while music is considered essential by 71% of respondents, only 11% pay for the rights. Also, according to the report, 63% of those surveyed are unaware of any regulation preventing them from using a private streaming account (like Spotify) to broadcast music publicly in their business, reads the release. The...

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.