Radio & Television

XM’s Bitove wants OTA HDTV net

VANCOUVER and TORONTO – John Bitove, the founder CEO of Canadian Satellite Radio (XM Canada), has applied to the CRTC for a new, national, over-the-air high definition television network. The application itself was not released and has not yet been made public by the Commission so details are light. According to the press release, "HDTV Networks Inc. is poised to deliver programming dedicated to the high-definition (HD) format to viewers in Canada's eight largest English television markets; Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. "Canadians are drastically falling behind in HDTV technology and it is critical that as...

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.