Cable & Telecom

Telus to launch national, on-demand TV service (Update: It’s a PPV licence)

GATINEAU — Telus today received approval from the CRTC for a broadcasting licence to operate a national on-demand TV channel, which according to Telus’s application proposes to air a variety of general interest content. Update: The wording of this new licence confused us and others a little bit, but we've been informed by Telus this is simply a licence to operate its own pay-per-view service. Some of the English-language programming indicated in the application includes live and tape-delayed professional and amateur sports, and live and tape-delayed special events including programs of comedy sketches, improvisations, unscripted works, stand-up comedy, music and...

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.