Cable & Telecom

The Netflix impact: New report says “structural imbalance” will cost governments $500 million, hit Cancon production

WINNIPEG – As long as the federal government and their provincial counterparts keep allowing Netflix to do business in Canada without at least collecting sales taxes, they are perpetuating a structural imbalance in favour of the big U.S. streamer (and others) over Canadian competitors.That deduction is part of an enlightening new discussion paper called Netflix in Canada released Wednesday by Winnipeg’s Communications Management Inc., which takes a deep dive into the numbers.CMI’s paper references research from the likes of CBC’s Media Technology Monitor and Solutions Research Group, but it relies most heavily on a large 2016 Statistics Canada survey (one...
 

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.