Cable & Telecom

Von Finckenstein to Shaw: We never feared you would “go away”

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – CRTC chair Konrad von Finckenstein tells Shaw Communications CEO Jim Shaw in a letter that the three commissioners overseeing the public hearing on the Canadian Television Fund (CTF) “have the most experience in the broadcasting industry.” “Their in-depth understanding of television production is essential to achieve the above-mentioned goal ,” states his February 4 letter to Shaw. Von Finckenstein’s response comes after Shaw sent a letter to the CRTC chair on February 1, saying “we are disappointed that you have chosen to not chair the panel.” Shaw’s letter continues, “Your presence is a powerful signal to the industry...

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.