Articles Tagged ‘CRTC’

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Which specialty networks got the biggest boost in 2016?

The CRTC has released its stats on specialty TV revenue and expenses for 2016, revealing that sports were the biggest winners in ad revenue.

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The CRTC’s TV code comes into effect today

Cable cos must now make things like promotional offers and pricing changes clear to customers.

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Skinny basic’s appeal is still slim: report

The MTM’s newest report shows that awareness of the offering is moderate, and it’s not winning back cord-cutters.

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Broadcasters’ Cancon investment back in the spotlight

Herritage Canada has asked the CRTC to review its 5% decision on minimum investment.

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ICYMI: Ad fires back over CRTC appeal

In case you missed it: Postmedia will use the money from its sold printing facility to pay down debt, Instagram Stories releases usage stats one year in and Will & Grace get more episodes.

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Specialty sees increase in ad and subscription rev: report

Plus, VOD subscription revenue, which includes subscription services like CraveTV and Netflix, went down more than 9%.

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Bell offers up new solution, asks CRTC to reverse simsub ban

Accompanying the application was a Bell Media-commissioned report arguing the decision has already cost the Canadian economy an estimated $158 million.

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Local radio ad sales see steepest decline in five years: report

At the same time, national sales saw an increase, but the growth rate is slowing for that revenue.

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Cable subscriptions drop, but less drastically than previous years: study

While cable saw the largest drop in subscriptions across all pay TV, IPTV saw a 13.8% lift in customers.

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Private conventional ad revenue down, CBC’s up: CRTC report

The CRTC’s 2016 financial summaries for private conventional television and the CBC show drops in local and national ad sales across conventional networks.

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CRTC renews Calgary all-news station license

CFFR Calgary (better known as 660 News) will broadcast at least until 2024.

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CRTC names new chair

Ian Scott will head up the commission, while a new vice-chair of broadcasting have also been appointed.

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People Moves: CRTC, iProspect and more

Plus, a new senior director at Quebecor and a promotion for a Bell Media radio veteran.

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ICYMI: Digital certification reveals La Presse+ reader engagement

Plus, TMN Go is making movies available offline for subscribers, and several groups have appealed a controvesial CRTC decision.

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Judith LaRocque named interim CRTC chair

LaRocque will head up the commission as its looks for a permanent successor for former chair Jean-Pierre Blais.