Cable & Telecom

Videotron signs CN Media Services as exclusive ‘local avails’ sales agent

MARKHAM, Ont. — CN Media Services, a division of Markham, Ont.-based Capital Networks Limited, announced last week it is now the exclusive “local avails” sales agent for Videotron. “The term ‘Local Avails’ refers to the approximately two minutes of television commercial time per hour set aside in the programming of certain U.S. cable/satellite channels including CNN, CNBC, AMC, HLN, NFL Network and more,” explains a press release. The agreement with Videotron means CN Media Services can now provide its advertising clients the opportunity to target almost 500,000 Canadian households in the province of Quebec. CN Media Services already has exclusive...

Our industry and COVID-19

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