Radio & Television

U.S. TV retransmission fees (American fee-for-carriage) up by 47%, says SNL Kagan

MONTEREY, Calif. - A study analyzing Q3 2011 broadcast TV retransmission revenue indicates a group of 16 TV station owners grew their average monthly retransmission fees per multichannel subscriber by 46.8% between the third quarter of 2009 and the third quarter of 2011 to reach an estimated 33 cents per sub. By comparison, average Q3 2010 fees were estimated at 26 cents reports SNL Kagan. (The numbers may be of particular interest to Canadian TV broadcasters given that the  Supreme Court of Canada is scheduled to hear the fee-for-carriage (or value for signal) appeal on April 19, 2012. As previously...

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.