Cable & Telecom

Super Channel outlines carriage troubles at hearing

GATINEAU – Allarco Entertainment Inc.’s pay-per-view Super Channel will finally be launching on Shaw Communications’ cable systems and on its direct-to-home satellite distributor Star Choice in late April and early May respectively, according to the broadcaster. The news was revealed following Allarco’s appearance Wednesday at the CRTC’s three-week-long hearing into pay and specialty services and broadcast distribution undertakings – at which executives complained it was proving impossible to get carriage, even though Super Channel had been granted must-carry status by the regulator. “It’s easy to get a licence, but very difficult to execute it,” said Allarco chair Chuck Allard. He...

Our industry and COVID-19

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