Cable & Telecom

Videotron first with HDOD

MONTREAL – Due to copyright issues and bandwidth needs, cable operators have been unable and/or reluctant to offer high definition video on demand. Today, however, Quebecor Media-owned MSO Videotron announced concert tour footage from La Tournée Star Académie is now available through its illico digital cable service. The concert tour features performers from TVA's reality program Star Academie – and since TVA and Videotron are both owned by the same company, there are no copyright qualms. TVA has signed a deal with Star Académie's producer, Productions J (the production company owned by Quebecor CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau's long-time partner, Julie...

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.