Articles Tagged ‘CRTC’



CRTC proposes new customer code for BDUs

Television

The final decision from Let’s Talk TV is a draft code that would require TV services to provide customers with easy-to-understand agreements, among other stipulations.



BCE loses appeals court bid to retain mobile TV pricing

Mobile

The Federal Court of Appeal in a March 23 decision said “Bell has not established that it will suffer irreparable harm” if the mobile TV service is banned until the case is heard.



Reactions roll out to Let’s Talk phase two

Television

Media execs note that decreased channels may lead to a jump in costs, depending on the channels that get picked most.



CRTC orders a la carte cable, $25 skinny basic

Television

The landmark shift to pure pick and pay and build-your-own cable packages comes as the expected regulatory unbundling of Canadian TV gets underway.



CRTC rules for Rogers Media in GamePlus app complaint

Digital

The regulator said Rogers’ subscriber-only hockey game camera angles do not breach anti-competition rules for exclusive content.



Working group required for set-top box measurement: CRTC

Television

When the group is required to file answers by, and who wants to be involved, following the regulator’s announcement.



Let’s Talk TV decisions signal altered specialty landscape

DigitalTelevision

Genre protection is being removed and competition encouraged by the CRTC.



Bell Media heads to court over CRTC’s Super Bowl ad ruling

Television

The broadcaster tells the federal court of appeals that the CRTC has interfered with “Bell Media’s rights and benefits under the NFL Agreement.”



The CRTC wants more from Videotron

Television

The regulator called for the media co to increase local programming on MAtv, while also approving a Videotron request for a new English-language community channel.



CTV/RDS scores with most-watched Super Bowl ever in Canada

Television

The network reports an average audience of 9.2 million Canadians for Sunday night’s telecast, while parent co Bell Media challenges the CRTC on its simsub decision.