Cable & Telecom

Telecom dereg to continue – but must be timely: von Finckenstein

OTTAWA – Today in Ottawa during his first official speech to an industry group, new CRTC chair Konrad von Finckenstein set the tone for his five-year mandate and confirmed that the CRTC under him will continue to pursue deregulation as desired by the federal government. However, one could say that during his breakfast address to Prime Time, the Canadian Film and Television Producers' Association annual conference, he pushed back a little bit in the other direction, warning of the dangers of "untimely deregulation." "Make no mistake: less regulation in telecom has and will continue to be the Commission's prime objective,"...

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.