Cable & Telecom

Why we need to crank up Canadian drama

TORONTO – Can cord cutting in Canada be halted, or at least slowed, by solving the country’s “drama problem”?Veteran lawyer and engineer Peter Miller and Ken Engelhart, former SVP regulatory and chief privacy officer of Rogers Communications, think so.  Speaking Wednesday at the CTAM Canada Leadership Forum in Toronto, the duo drove home some key points from their recent report Strengthening Canadian Television Content: Creation, Discovery and Export in a Digital World, penned with Lawson Hunter for the C.D Howe Institute.The “drama problem”, according to Engelhart, is the dearth of big budget, well-produced, made-in-Canada dramas that would conceivably keep Canadian...

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.