Cable & Telecom

UPDATED: Bell TV dropping several channels, including CNBC, Shopping Channel

TORONTO – Bell Canada informed its customers last month that it is dropping a number of TV channels from its lineup.While everyone is dropping ichannel because the parent company, Stornoway Communications, shut it down August 15, some of Bell’s other channel cuts are somewhat surprising.As of September 1st, Bell is dropping Gusto and on September 27th it has told customers it will remove The Shopping Channel, CNBC, MSNBC, Nickelodeon and Sundance. (See screen cap of the note to customers below. Click it to enlarge.)The Shopping Channel is a Rogers Media retail channel while American news channels MSNBC and CNBC are...

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.