Radio & Television

William F White sold

TORONTO - Canada's largest film and TV production equipment rental company, William F. White International, has been sold to U.K. company Ashtead Group.Financial terms were not disclosed.Paul Bronfman, chairman and CEO of Whites’ parent company Comweb, made the announcement Tuesday. The company, established in 1963, operates out of 13 locations across Canada and has over 450 employees.Ashtead subsidiary, Sunbelt Rentals of Canada, will run Whites, which has benefited greatly from the explosion of TV and film production in Canada. “This growth is being fueled by the growing demand for media content worldwide driven largely by the thriving streaming services including...

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.