Radio & Television

Two new HD channels coming Tuesday

TORONTO – High Fidelity HDTV will launch a pair of new TV channels on Bell ExpressVu on Tuesday. Rush HD and Equator HD – both Canadian-owned channels with names and programming licensed from Rainbow Media in the U.S. from its all HD DBS service VOOM – are the latest additions to the company's stable of channels. HiFi launched Treasure HD and Oasis HD in March of this year, also on ExpressVu. So far, no other carriers have added the all-high definition channels as yet (SaskTel will be adding some, soon), but "negotiations are proceeding," said HiFi president Ken Murphy. Rush...

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.