Cable & Telecom

SUPER BOWL SIMSUB BATTLE: Less than six weeks before kick off, Bell, NFL re-file appeals

NFL "confident" that Feds will act "reasonably and responsibly"TORONTO – Bell Media and the NFL filed their latest notices of appeal Wednesday, seeking once again to quash the CRTC’s controversial decision banning simultaneous substitution of the broadcast of the Super Bowl.In a notice dated December 28, 2016, Bell Media asked the Federal Court of Appeal to set aside the CRTC’s distribution order that bans simultaneous substitution (simsub) for the event, starting with Super Bowl 51 on February 5, 2017. Simsub occurs when a BDU temporarily replaces the signal of one TV channel with that of another channel showing the same program at the same time....

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.