Articles Tagged ‘CRTC’



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.



Game over for Super Bowl simsub: media reaction to CRTC decision

Television

The regulator announced the change, which comes into effect in 2017, as part of a series of Let’s Talk decisions this morning.



CRTC shuts down Super Bowl simsub starting in 2017

Television

The regulator in its latest rulings following the Let’s Talk TV hearing also supported continuing to offer OTA signals to Canadian TV viewers, despite calls by broadcasters to shut down transmitters.



CRTC’s Jean-Pierre Blais defends tussle with Netflix, Google

DigitalTelevision

“Good decisions cannot be based on anecdotes about how your teenager is using his smartphone or gaming system…” he told the Vancouver Board of Trade.



Telus to offer Project Latte streamer on Optik TV

Digital

The phone giant recently told the CRTC it didn’t like Rogers Media and Shaw Media keeping Shomi for its own subscribers. So it’s offering Bell Media’s rival SVOD to its own TV customers.



BCE issues complaint against Rogers hockey app

DigitalMobile

The media co has filed a complaint with the CRTC saying new extensions to the Rogers NHL GameCentre Live app violate competitive regulations.



Canadian communication spending up: CRTC

DigitalMobileTelevision

Canadians spent 3.2% more on communications in 2013, with the largest piece of that pie going to wireless and internet services.



Rogers hires an exec from Google

People Moves

Jacob Glick joins the media co as its chief corporate affairs officer, replacing Phil Lind.



US networks threaten to go online to avoid pick-and-pay cable

Television

AMC and A&E Networks have submitted comments saying they are weighing OTT options should the CRTC move forward with unbundling.