Cable & Telecom

UPDATE: NBCUniversal’s new streaming service will be “different,” but won’t launch in Canada

NEW YORK – NBCUniversal's has announced plans to launch its own direct-to-consumer streaming service early next year in the U.S. and “major international markets”.However, the company has told the service is not expected to be available in Canada when it launches.The service will draw on NBCUniversal’s content library, as well as its broad reach of over 90 million U.S. households, plus Comcast and Sky’s technology platforms, reads Monday’s announcement.  It will offer popular television and film franchises, including homegrown original programming as well as content from outside partners.The ad-supported service will launch in 2020 and be available at no cost to NBCUniversal’s pay TV subscribers, and Comcast Cable...

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.