Cable & Telecom

Telus community television model still falling short of CRTC expectations

OTTAWA – Telus has not successfully addressed concerns expressed by the CRTC in its 2018 renewal of the company’s regional licences for its terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings (BDUs) serving locations in Alberta and British Columbia, a letter from the Commission to Telus’ director of regulatory affairs, Lecia Simpson, says. In its 2018 decision, the CRTC expressed concern the company’s “community television model did not allow for a significant amount or a wide variety of locally produced and reflective programming to be produced by a range of individuals within a community,” the letter, published earlier this week on the CRTC’s website, says....

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.