Radio & Television

Super Channel loses case against retailers

EDMONTON — In a decision released April 30, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta has thrown out an injunction request by Allarco Entertainment, owner of Super Channel, which sought to have retailers Best Buy and Staples, among others, blocked from selling set-top boxes the broadcaster claimed were being sold as pirate devices. Super Channel announced in March it had filed an application for an injunction against Best Buy, Staples, London Drugs and Canada Computers, which followed its lawsuit filed in September 2019. The pay-TV operator claimed the retailers’ staff had allegedly counselled customers on how to use the set-top...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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