Cable & Telecom

Why more Canadian media consolidation is a must

Report says putting Corus and Bell together would strengthen Canadian industry By Greg O’Brien WITH DIGITAL PLAYERS already claiming the bulk of the revenue and a huge swath of viewing time in Canada, Bell Media and Corus Entertainment must come together if they are to survive amid the growing presence of global streaming players, according to a new report from Scotiabank analyst Jeff Fan. The report gets to the point in its title: “More Canadian Media Consolidation is Necessary and Inevitable.” Noting American telcos have recently abandoned their content dreams of late because they need the cash and resources to...
 

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.